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.


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.

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