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 120 – Summer 2012 Issue Number 120 – Summer 2012

pdf 05. Anti-predator behaviour in the Brazilian lizard Tropidurus itambere (Tropiduridae) on a rocky outcrop.


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Juliana Vaz E Nunes, Thiago Elisei and Bernadete Maria de Sousa

pdf 06. Predation of adult freshwater turtles in a protected area in southernmost Brazil


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Ana Carolina Resende Maia, Clarissa Alves de Rosa and Alex Bager

pdf 08. Natural History Notes


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  • Anguis fragilis (slow-worm): 1. Predation; 2. Melanism.
    Chris Gleed-Owen
  • Zootoca vivipara (common or viviparous lizard): Injury or pathology?
    Chris Gleed-Owen
  • Drymoluber dichrous (northern woodland racer) and Anolis fuscoauratus (slender anole): Predation.
    Diogo Veríssimo, Marco António De Freitas and Gonçalo M. Rosa
  • Cycloramphus eleutherodactylus (alto button frog): Calling among rocks and caves.
    André Magnani Xavier de Lima, Cybele de Oliveira Araujo and Vanessa Kruth Verdade
  • Pedioplanis husbanensis: Maximum size. Werner Conradie
  • Pedioplanis lineoocellata lineoocellata: Maximum size.
    Werner Conradie.

pdf 09. Book Review


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  • Lizards of Sri Lanka: A Colour Guide with Field Keys by Somaweera and Somaweera.
    Gerard Martin

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