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Holding, M.#, B.J. Putman# , L. Kong, J.E. Smith, R.W. Clark. 2020. Physiological stress integrates resistance to rattlesnake venom and the onset of risky foraging in California ground squirrels. Toxins 12:617. doi:10.3390/toxins12100617.  # denotes joint first authorship  [pdf]

Geffroy, B., B. Sadoul, B.J. Putman, O. Berger-Tal, L.Z. Garamszegi, A.P. Møller, D.T. Blumstein. 2020. Evolutionary dynamics in the Anthropocene: Life history and intensity of human contact shape antipredator responses. PLoS Biology 18:e3000818. [pdf]

Zellmer, A.J., E. Wood, T. Surasinghe, B.J. Putman, G.B. Pauly, S. Magle, J. Lewis, C. Kay, M. Fidino. 2020. What can we learn from wildlife sightings during the COVID-19 global shutdown? Ecosphere 11:e03215. [pdf]

Putman, B.J., G.B. Pauly, D.T. Blumstein. 2020. Urban invaders are not bold risk-takers: a study of 3 invasive lizards in Southern California. Current Zoology. doi: 10.1093/cz/zoaa015 [pdf]

Fondren, A., L. Swierk, B.J. Putman. 2019. Clothing color mediates lizard responses to humans in a tropical forest. Biotropica 52:172-181[pdf]

Swierk, L., Carriere, A., Delfin, M., Fondren, A., Lopera, D., Putman, B.J. 2019. Anolis aquaticus (= Norops aquaticus) (Water Anole). Egg size and oviposition sites. Herpetological Review 50:360-362. [pdf]

Putman, B.J., M. Gasca, D.T. Blumstein, G.B. Pauly. 2019. Downsizing for downtown: Limb lengths, toe lengths, and scale counts decrease with urbanization in western fence lizards (Sceloporus occidentalis). Urban Ecosystems 22:1071-1081 [pdf]

Calderon-Chalco, K.A., B.J. Putman. 2019. The effect of paint marking on predation risk in Western Fence Lizards: A test using clay models. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 14:80-90  [pdf]

 

Putman, B.J., D.S.M. Samia, W.E. Cooper, D.T. Blumstein. 2019. Impact of human-induced changes on lizard behavior: insights from urbanization. In: Behavior of Lizards: Evolutionary and Mechanistic Perspectives (V.L. Bels and A.P. Russell, eds.). CRC Press: Boca Raton, FL.

Putman, B.J., D.T. Blumstein. 2019. What is the effectiveness of using conspecific or heterospecific acoustic playbacks for the attraction of animals for conservation management? A systematic review protocol. Environmental Evidence 8:6. [pdf]

Berger-Tal, O., A.L. Greggor, B. Macura, C.A. Adams, A. Blumenthal, A. Bouskila, U. Candolin, C. Doran, E. Fernández-Juricic, K.M. Gotanda; C. Price; B.J. Putman, M. Segoli, L. Snijders, B.B. Wong, D.T. Blumstein. 2019. Systematic evidence synthesis as part of a larger process: reply to comments on Berger-Tal et al. Behavioral Ecology 30:14-15 [pdf]

Berger-Tal, O., A.L. Greggor, B. Macura, C.A. Adams, A. Blumenthal, A. Bouskila, U. Candolin, C. Doran, E. Fernández-Juricic, K.M. Gotanda; C. Price; B.J. Putman, M. Segoli, L. Snijders, B.B. Wong, D.T. Blumstein. 2019. Systematic reviews and maps as tools for applying behavioral ecology to management and policy. Behavioral Ecology 30:1-8 [pdf]

Putman, B.J., K.R. Azure, L. Swierk. 2018. Dewlap size in male water anoles associates with consistent inter-individual variation in boldness. Current Zoology 65:189-195 [pdf]

Ayon, R.E., B.J. Putman, R.W. Clark. 2017. Recent encounters with rattlesnakes enhance ground squirrel responsiveness to predator cues. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 71:149.  [pdf]

Putman, B.J., J.P. Drury, D.T. Blumstein, G.B. Pauly. 2017. Fear no colors? Observer clothing color influences lizard escape behavior. PLOS ONE 12(8):e0182146.  [pdf]

Putman, B.J., R.W. Clark. 2017. Behavioral thermal tolerances of free-ranging rattlesnakes (Crotalus oreganus) during the summer foraging season. Journal of Thermal Biology 65:8-15.  [pdf]

Rice, S., B.J. Putman, H. Schraft, R.W. Clark. 2016. Crotalus oreganus helleri (Southern Pacific Rattlesnake). Loss of rattle style and matrix. Herpetological Review 47:679.  [pdf

Clark, R.W., S.W. Dorr, M.D. Whitford, G.A. Freymiller, B.J. Putman. 2016. Activity cycles and foraging behaviors of free-ranging sidewinder rattlesnakes (Crotalus cerastes): the ontogeny of hunting in a precocial vertebrate. Zoology 119:196-206.  [pdf

Putman, B.J., M.A. Barbour, R.W. Clark. 2016. The foraging behavior of free-ranging rattlesnakes (Crotalus oreganus) in California ground squirrel (Otospermophilus beecheyi) colonies. Herpetologica 72:55-63.  [pdf]

Meek, M.H., C. Wells, K.M. Tomalty, J. Ashander, E.M. Cole, D.A. Gille, B.J. Putman, J.P. Rose, M.S. Savoca, L. Yamane, J.M. Hull, D.L. Rogers, E.B. Rosenblum, J.F. Shogren, R.R. Swaisgood, B. May. 2016. We should not be afriad to talk about fear of failure in conservation. Biological Conservation 194:218-219.  [pdf]

​Meek, M.H., C. Wells, K.M. Tomalty, J. Ashander, E.M. Cole, D.A. Gille, B.J. Putman, J.P. Rose, M.S. Savoca, L. Yamane, J.M. Hull, D.L. Rogers, E.B. Rosenblum, J.F. Shogren, R.R. Swaisgood, B. May. 2015. Fear of failure in conservation: the problem and potential solutions to aid conservation of extremely small populations. Biological Conservation 184:209-217.  [pdf]

 

Putman, B.J., R.W. Clark. 2015. Habitat manipulation in hunting rattlesnakes (Crotalus species). The Southwestern Naturalist 60:374-377.  [pdf]

 

Putman, B.J., R.W. Clark. 2015. Crotalus oreganus (Northern Pacific Rattlesnake). Non-rattling tail display. Herpetological Review 46:269-270.  [pdf]

Putman, B.J., R.W. Clark, R.G. Coss. 2015. The ontogeny of antipredator behavior: age differences in California ground squirrels (Otospermophilus beecheyi) at multiple stages of rattlesnake encounters. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 69:1447-1457.  [pdf]

 

​​Putman, B.J., R.W. Clark. 2015. The fear of unseen predators: ground squirrel tail flagging in the absence of snakes signals vigilance. Behavioral Ecology 26:185-193.  [pdf]

Putman, B.J., C. Lind, E. N. Taylor. 2013. Does size matter? Factors influencing the spatial ecology of northern Pacific rattlesnakes (Crotalus oreganus oreganus) in central California. Copeia 2013:485-492.  [pdf]