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SEH-News First South American Congress of Herpetology The first South American Congress of Herpetology is scheduled for 21-24 September 1987 in Tucumán, Argentina, under the sponsorship of the Asociación Herpetologica Argentina - PNHERP CONICET. Sessions will include invited presentations, con

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Michael Lambert and Adrian Hailey

Applied Herpetology Applied herpetology may be broadly deŽ ned as the interaction between humans and amphibians and/or reptiles. The subject includes both the utilisation of amphibians and reptiles, and the effects of human activities on individuals, populations and communities. It is likely to

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John Cooper, Barry Baker and Margaret Cooper

Editorial Forensic Science and Herpetology This volume is the first of two issues of Applied Herpetology that deal with the subject of forensic science and its application to the vertebrate Classes Reptilia and Amphibia. So what is “forensics” and why is it relevant to herpetology? The

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Michael Tyler

Applied Herpetology 6 (2009) 99–100 www.brill.nl/ah Lillywhite, H.B. (2008): Dictionary of Herpetology . Krieger Publishing Company, Melbourne, FL, USA. 384 pp., ISBN 1-57524-023-8, US $112.50 (hard cover) The compilation of a herpetological dictionary must be one of the most difficult tasks

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Guy Sion

served as a title. The book delivers more than what the title promises and has a double message: informing about an area’s reptiles, and demonstrating how to inform about animals. It warrants thorough review. This is not a field guide. It is a general herpetology book and a scholarly book on Israeli

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Marc Mazerolle

Amphibia-Reptilia 27 (2006): 169-180 Improving data analysis in herpetology: using Akaike’s Information Criterion (AIC) to assess the strength of biological hypotheses Marc J. Mazerolle 1 Abstract. In ecology, researchers frequently use observational studies to explain a given pattern, such as

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Special issue Forensic Science and Herpetology, Part 1 This issue of Applied Herpetology contains invited contributions compiled and edited by John E. Cooper 1 , Barry W. Baker 2 , and Margaret E. Cooper 1 , acting as guest editors for the journal. These papers have gone through the normal

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Margaret Cooper

Forensics in herpetology — legal aspects Margaret E. Cooper School of Veterinary Medicine, The University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies. E-mail: ngagi2@gmail.com Abstract. Some knowledge of the relevant law is essential to forensic work involving reptiles

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Barry Baker

A brief overview of forensic herpetology Barry W. Baker U.S. National Fish & Wildlife Forensics Laboratory, Morphology Section, 1490 East Main Street, Ashland, Oregon 97520-1310, USA E-mail: barry_baker@fws.gov Abstract. The emerging field of forensic herpetology is reviewed. This research