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- University of California Press 2004; US$ 68.95
In what is certain to be the key reference on iguanas for years to come, some of the world's leading experts offer a clear and accessible account of the latest research on the evolution, behavioral ecology, and conservation of these highly visible and increasingly endangered creatures, much loved by professional herpetologists and hobbyists alike.... more...
- National Science Teachers Association 2010; US$ 22.95
K4 teachers, homeschoolers, camp leaders, and naturalists will find the standards-based lessons in this slim volume the perfect introduction to environmental science for young learners.Hop Into Action helps teach children about the joy of amphibians through investigations that involve scientific inquiry and knowledge building. Developed in response... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 19.99
Packed with tips to care for your special critter Choose the right lizard, turtle, or snake - and give your pet the best care Fanatical about frogs? Gaga over geckos? This essential guide tells you what you must know before you own a reptile or amphibian, with authoritative advice on everything from proper caging and feeding to health care, socializing,... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2012; US$ 11.99
From cobras and copperheads to pythons and boas, all types of snakes are covered in this book of 40 science experiments, art projects, and games that help budding herpetologists gain a greater appreciation for these slithering reptiles. Activities include making foldable fangs to learn how snakes? teeth and jaws work together; simulating cytotoxic... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2013; US$ 23.95
Did you know that an ostrich egg can make an omelet for ten people? How about that crocodiles have the world?s most powerful bite, yet their mouths can be held shut by a man?s bare hands? Or that box jellyfish are the most venomous creature in the world, and they?re almost impossible to see? Wild animals do the most extraordinary, and sometimes... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2012; US$ 16.03
Wild animals do the most extraordinary things. Some are exceptionally bright, use tools and solve complex problems. Others are devious: they cheat, steal and run protection rackets. There are social clubs, farms and farmers. There are animals with enormous appetites and those that self-medicate. Then we come across the extreme travellers: the highest... more...
- DK Publishing 2005; US$ 15.99
Frogs, toads, newts, salamanders, and the rare caecilians come in a stunning array of colors, shapes, sizes, and habitats. They live both in water and on land and move in a great variety of ways from swimming, to hopping, and even flying. With a series of specially commissioned photographs, Amphibian takes a close look at the fascinating natural... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 21.99
For over 350 million years, thousands of species of amphibians have lived on earth, but since the 1990s they have been disappearing at an alarming rate, in many cases quite suddenly and mysteriously. What is causing these extinctions? What role do human actions play in them? What do they tell us about the overall state of biodiversity on the planet?... more...