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ISRN Biodiversity
Volume 2013, Article ID 341687, 8 pages
Research Article

Population, Ecology, and Threats to Two Endemic and Threatened Terrestrial Chelonians of the Western Ghats, India

1Conservation Research Group (CRG), St. Albert's College, Kochi, Kerala 682 018, India
2Keystone Foundation, Kotagiri, Tamil Nadu 643 217, India
3Research and Development Centre, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641 046, India

Received 23 June 2013; Accepted 19 August 2013

Academic Editors: A. Chistoserdov and L. Luiselli

Copyright © 2013 Arun Kanagavel et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Supplementary Figure S1: (a)Ventral and (b) lateral view of an adult female Vijayachelys silvatica. The morphometric measurements recorded in both the chelonian species are indicated (see Table 2 for abbreviations). Also please find attached two other Tables as supplementary material regarding the associated environmental variables collected for each of the species.

Supplementary Table S1: Environmental data of Vijayachelys silvatica encountered in the wild (n=3).

Supplementary Table S2: Environmental data of wild Indotestudo travancorica encountered in the wild (n=38).

  1. Supplementary Figure S1
  2. Supplementary Table S1
  3. Supplementary Table S2