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Individual study: Reintroduction of the critically endangered Antiguan racer Alsophis antiguae to Green Island, Antigua

Published source details

Daltry J.C. (2006) Reintroduction of the critically endangered Antiguan racer Alsophis antiguae to Green Island, Antigua. Conservation Evidence, 3, 36-38

Summary

Between 2002 and 2005, a total of 46 Antiguan racers Alsophis antiguae were introduced to Green Island. A radio-telemetry study undertaken in 2003 of four of the founding females, confirmed the racers were adjusting well to their new environment. Young snakes were first observed in 2005.