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Posted by Jeremy on May 16, 2002 at 12:37:05:
In Reply to: How could I forget... posted by WW on May 16, 2002 at 08:40:26:
I had always thought Bothrops woulda been like most Crotalus in that both sexes average about the same size with the males getting a tad bit larger. You learn something new everyday!
Thanks for the tid bit of info WW!
All the best,
: ... most Bothrops also show combat behaviour in captivity, and yet, females are massively larger than males.
: I guess it also partly depends on just how important combat actually is in real life for these snakes.