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- i5 Publishing 2012; US$ 9.95
Relatively docile and safe reptiles, boa constrictors are thought to make some of the best large snake pets. Illustrated with outstanding color photos, three herpetocultural experts discuss at length all you need to know about caring for your boa constrictor. Common diseases and disorders such as IBD, an epidemic viral disease in captive boas, are... more...
- i5 Publishing 2012; US$ 8.95
Tree frogs are among the most popular animals to keep in a vivarium because they often anchor to glass sides of perch on vivarium plants. These interesting little frogs can be kept with other small frogs and small lizards, which makes for a great display vivaium. Inside this book you'll learn how to care for these fascinating creatures, from acclimating... more...
- Reaktion Books 2012; US$ 19.95
As Kermit the Frog taught us—it’s not easy being green. With good reason, since you’ll likely be dissected in biology class or have your legs gobbled up by a hungry Frenchman. And yet, these slimy creatures have captured our imagination, appearing in everything from fairytales about frog princes to Beatrix Potter’s The Tale... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2013; US$ 19.95
Originally published in 1962, and fully updated and colorized by Scott Shupe, Poisonous Snakes of the World is the perfect practical guide to not only snake bite survival, but to understand and identifying every venomous snake on the planet. Even if no life hangs in the balance, this manual is a great reference guide for the outdoors enthusiast,... more...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 29.95
This user-friendly guide is the only complete resource that identifies and describes all the amphibians and reptiles?salamanders, frogs and toads, lizards, snakes, and tortoises and turtles?that live in California. The species are described in richly detailed accounts that include range maps, lifelike color paintings by Robert C. Stebbins, clear drawings... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2011; US$ 14.95
This easy-to-use guide is the most comprehensive resource for snake admirers in the United States. Full-color photographs for almost every snake in the country make for easy reference, and dividing the snakes based on their regional habitats makes finding the right snake a breeze. Whether you are trying to identify a western coral snake or its mimic,... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 24.95
Their Blood Runs Cold is entertaining, informative reading that not only enhances our understanding of a unique group of animals, but also provides genuine insight into the mind and character of a research scientist. Whit Gibbons possesses the rare talent of conveying the challenge and excitement of scientific inquiry. A research ecologist... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1978; US$ 60.00
Cloning has become in recent years a subject of widespread speculation: the word is a source of fear and wonder, the concept a jumping-off point for the fantasies of cartoonists, film producers, and novelists. With this book, cell biologist Robert Gilmo more...
Brief History of Herpetology in the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, with a List of Type Specimens of Recent Amphibians and ReptilesUniversity of California Press 2003; US$ 23.96
The Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (MVZ), located on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, is a leading center of herpetological research in the United States. This monograph offers a brief account of the principal figures associated with the collection and of the most important events in the history of herpetology in the MVZ during its... more...