Post-Doctoral Fellow School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand

Personal webpage: https://xavierglaudas.wordpress.com/

Research Field: Behavioural and evolutionary ecology

Research Topic: The relationship between food availability and spatial ecology in puff adders

Start Date: October 2012
End Date: December 2016

Selected Publications:

Glaudas, X., and G.J. Alexander. 2017. A lure at both ends: aggressive visual mimicry signals and prey-specific luring behaviour in an ambush-foraging snake. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 71:2. doi:10.1007/s00265-016-2244-6.

Glaudas, X., and G.J. Alexander. 2017. Food supplementation affects the foraging ecology of a low-energy, ambush-foraging snake. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 71:5. doi:10.1007/s00265-016-2239-3.

Glaudas, X., and J.A. Rodríguez-Robles. 2011. Vagabond males and sedentary females: spatial ecology and mating system of the speckled rattlesnake (Crotalus mitchellii). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 103:681–695.

Glaudas, X., and J.A. Rodríguez-Robles. 2011. A two-level problem: habitat selection in relation to prey abundance in an ambush predator, the speckled rattlesnake (Crotalus mitchellii). Behaviour 148:1491–1524.

Glaudas, X., S.R. Goldberg, and B.T. Hamilton. 2009. Timing of reproduction in a cold desert viperid snake from North America, the Great Basin rattlesnake (Crotalus lutosus). Journal of Arid Environments 73:719–725.

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Experience

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    Post-Doctoral Fellow School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand