How To Look At Puff Adder Behaviour

Recently, Bangor University’s Herpetological Society hosted a talk by Dr Xavier Glaudas from the University of Witwatersrand. The talk was based on his post-doc research, and data was collected between October 2012 and February 2016.

Overview of the talk 

The talk started with an explanation of how puff adders (Bitis arietans) could be considered a model organism for studying behaviour in the wild. This is due to four main factors: the species’ abundance, limited mobility, its ambush foraging behaviour and the fact that it is easily approached.

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The Versatile Blogger Award

Thank you petrel41 from Dear Kitty. Some blog  for a Versatile Blogger Award nomination! It’s a very generous gesture.

Following the rules, I will answer petrel41’s question, give seven facts about myself and nominate others for this Award.

So here goes…

What was the best reaction ever to your blog?

It’s honestly hard to choose, but friends have been very supportive of this blog and have been very encouraging.

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