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Sulcatta Ecology Information

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Posted by: mfoux at Tue Mar 9 12:32:51 2010  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by mfoux ]  
   

Hey everyone,
I'm doing several short educational presentations for elementary school kids on reptiles and their role in the environment. Can anyone point me toward a good source of information that I might use to research the Sulcata's role in the wild? Most of the sites I've found just give a brief intro and talk about captive care.

I know that they are found in scrublands south of the Sahara desert and are used by local people for food. Their burrows are used by other animals seeking shelter. I know that they are becoming scarce in the wild.

As these presentations are going to be fairly short and I have several reptiles to talk about, I just need the "bullet points" for the Sulcata.

Thanks guys.
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