Storeria dekayi dekayi (Northern Brown Snake) behavior

TitleStoreria dekayi dekayi (Northern Brown Snake) behavior
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1987
AuthorsHayes FE
JournalHerpetological Review
Volume18
Issue1
Pagination16-17
KeywordsVERTEBRATES
Abstract

Head hiding and death feigning are defensive displays exhibited by many species of snakes when confronted by a potential predator. In this note I report both of these displays for the first time in Storeria d. dekayi.