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Reptiles and amphibians

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  • Frogby Charlotte Sleigh

    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...

  • Venomous Snakes of the Worldby Department of the Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery; Scott Shupe

    Skyhorse Publishing 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...

  • Dragon Songsby Vladimir Dinets

    Arcade Publishing 2013; US$ 24.95

    A born naturalist and a fearless traveler, Vladimir Dinets wrote travel guides, conducted field research, and lived a couple of lives before he was accepted into the PhD program in zoology at the University of Miami. He thought crocodiles were a dead-end research topic?survivors from the age of the dinosaurs but not much else?until he witnessed groups... more...

  • U.S. Guide to Venomous Snakes and Their Mimicsby Scott Shupe

    Skyhorse Publishing 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...

  • Their Blood Runs Coldby Whit Gibbons

    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...

  • Lone Star Field Guide to Texas Snakesby Alan Tennant

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2006; US$ 10.99

    This guide describes, in detail, each and every snake of Texas, from the benign Texas long-nosed snake, to the venomous Western Cottonmouth. more...

  • A Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Egyptby Sherif Bahaa El Din

    I.B.Tauris 2006; US$ 24.99

    Reptiles and amphibians are among Egypt?s most successful wildlife, found in almost every habitat in the country, from homes to fields and the desert itself. For the first time, A Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Egypt provides concise, reliable, and up-to-date information on all of Egypt?s principal species, with detailed material on their... more...

  • A Worldwide Travel Guide to Sea Turtlesby Wallace J. Nichols; Brad Nahill; Melissa Gaskill

    Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 25.00

    Sea turtle populations around the world are endangered, and in recent years tourism has been a critical element in worldwide efforts to save them. More travelers seek meaningful experiences that bring them close to nature and wildlife, and opportunities to interact with and help sea turtles now exist at locations around the globe, from remote beaches... more...

  • Do Turtles Really Breathe Out Of Their Bums? And Other Crazy, Creepy and Cool Animal Factsby Noel Botham; Chris Mitchell

    John Blake Publishing 2014; US$ 5.82

    DID YOU KNOW THAT. . .The SMELLIEST animal on earth can be SMELLED up to HALF A MILE AWAY? DO YOU WANT TO KNOW . . .How much ELECTRICITY is generated by an ADULT ELECTRIC EEL? AMAZE YOUR FRIENDS . . .By telling them about VENOMOUS FROGS and SHRIMPS so LOUD they can SHATTER GLASS! Do Turtles Really Breathe Out Of Their Bums? is the ultimate collection... more...

  • Crocodileby Dan Wylie

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 19.95

    “Tick, tock, tick, tock.” Thanks to Peter Pan , this sound, if heard near water, means run: a hungry crocodile is on its way. J. M. Barrie isn’t fully to blame for spreading the word that crocodiles are our enemies, or at least the enemies of one-handed pirates—innumerable songs, stories, and legends have characterized these... more...