On the Extraordinary High Productivity in Elaphe radiata
A unique example of extraordinary high productivity in Copper-headed racer Elaphe radiata is described — during a year were received 9 clutches of eggs out of which 100 snakes have hatched. There is also data on early maturation of this species (at the age of 10 months).
Schulz K.-D. (1996), A Monograph of the Colubrid Snakes of the Genus Elaphe Fitzinger, Koeltz Scientific Books.
Langeveld C. M. (1993), «Elaphe radiata (Schlegel, 1837), a biological egg-laying machine?» Litteratura Serpentium, 13(2), 56 – 57.
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