A note on scavenging behaviour of adult Hermann’s tortoise (Testudo hermanni)

Marko Nikolić, Dimitrija Savić, Maja Ilić, Dragana Stojadinović, Jelka Crnobrnja-Isailović


Report of the first observation of scavenging behaviour in the population of Testudo hermanni boettgeri that has been monitored for six years in the village Kunovica near the city of Niš in Serbia. On 31 May 2015 at 10:18 a.m., the adult tortoise was observed while eating a dead European green lizard (Lacerta viridis).


Testudo hermanni, diet, scavenging behavior, Serbia

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