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Table 2 Recapture distance and activity levels for free-living Burmese pythons

From: Accelerometry to study fine-scale activity of invasive Burmese pythons (Python bivittatus) in the wild

  Recapture distance (km) % time resting % time active % time active (day) % time active (night) % time transiting % time transiting (day) % time transiting (night)
P42 0.8 92.5 7.5 3.7 11.3 5.4 1.4 9.5
P41 15 75.5 24.5 32.2 16.7 14.3 21.9 6.7
P51 2.1 88.4 11.6 13.2 10 3.5 3.7 3.5
P52 1.8 87.9 12.1 15.1 9.1 4.2 5.8 2.7
Mean
 ± SD
4.9
 ± 6.7
86.1
 ± 7.2
13.9
 ± 7.3
16.1
 ± 11.9
11.7
 ± 3.4
6.9
 ± 5.0
8.2
 ± 9.3
5.6
 ± 3.1
  1. Time spent resting, active, and transiting during day and night for each Burmese python (Python bivittatus) tagged with an acceleration data logger (ADL) during field trials in Everglades National Park, South Florida, USA. Recapture distance is the displacement distance between the snake’s initial release location and its recapture location at the end of the monitoring period