1. Habitat preferences of Testudo graeca, Linnaeus 1758 (Testudines; Testudinidae) with a new locality record from eastern Black Sea region of Turkey

Muammer Kurnaz; Ali İhsan Eroğlu

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, , Pages 30-38


  Each species is unique in the area it lives in and while they are distributed in these areas, they are affected by many biotic and abiotic variables. These factors both create all the life requirements of the species in the habitats they live in and reveal the ecological barrier of the species between ...  Read More

2. Unusual mating behavior of Apathya cappadocica in the winter season from southeastern Anatolia

Mehmet Kursat Sahin

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, , Pages 49-53


  Ectothermic organisms, like terrestrial reptiles have very strong physiological tendency to maintain a stable internal environment with buffering the effects of outer conditions. However, they mostly tend to regulate their homeostasis in winter season via hibernation strategy. The members of family Lacertidae ...  Read More