The British Herpetological Society

The Herpetological Bulletin is a quarterly publication in English. It includes full-length papers, natural history notes, book reviews, and other items of general herpetological interest. Emphasis is placed on natural history and conservation as well as captive care that includes breeding, husbandry, veterinary, and behavioural aspects.

Issue Number 117 – Autumn 2011 Issue Number 117 – Autumn 2011

pdf 02. Hibernation in Duttaphrynus melanostictus, a life in the cold lane


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Suman Pratihar and Jayanta Kumar Kundu

pdf 06. Captive breeding of the reticulated python Python reticulatus in Andaman and Nicobar islands, India


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Sampath Senthil Kumar, Ajay Saxena and Chandrakasan Sivaperuman

pdf 07. Natural History Notes


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  • Hemidactylus brasilianus (Amaral's Brazilian gecko) and Cnemidophorus ocellifer (Spix's whiptail): Predation
    Leondardo Barros Ribeiro, Melissa Gogliath and Eliza Maria Xavier Freire
  • Oxyrhopus clathratus (false coral snake): Diet
    Pedro Henrique Bernardo, Álvaro F.B. Junqueira and Itamar Alves Martins
  • Sordellina punctata (water snake): Diet and behaviour
    Marcelo S.B. Lucas, Ricardo S. Mendonca, Silvia R. Travaglia-Cardoso and Giuseppe Puorto
  • Hypsilurus modestus (modest forest dragon): Reproduction Stephen R. Goldberg and Christopher C. Austin
  • Oxybelis fulgidus: Diet
    John Van Dort
  • Brachytarsophrys feae (Kakhien Hills spadefoot toad): Calling site
    Benjamin Tapley
  • Megophrys nasuta (Bornean horned frog): Habitat and size
    Kueh Boon-Hee, Norasmil Ismail, Mohamad S.F.M. Rodzi, Daniel Chin Zhi Hao, Andrew Wong Bak Hui and Suresh Arumugam
  • Triturus cristatus (great crested newt): Malformation
    Laurence E. Jarvis

pdf 08. Book Reviews


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  • Britain's Reptiles and Amphibians by Howard Inns
    Kate Statham
  • A Field Guide to the Reptiles of South-East Asia by Indraneil Das
    Roland Griffin

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