Notes on the Reproductive Biology of Rare Asian Ratsnake Elaphe persica

Sergei V. Mamet, Sergei V. Kudryavtsev

Abstract


Results of a long-term project involving captive reproduction of Elaphe persica are presented, complete with measurements of the youngs.


Keywords


Elaphe persica; captive breeding; Moscow Zoo

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-2019-4-%25s-200-202

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