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- University of California Press 2014; US$ 75.00
Some 300 species of amphibians inhabit North America. The past two decades have seen an enormous growth in interest about amphibians and an increased intensity of scientific research into their fascinating biology and continent-wide distribution. This atlas presents the spectacular diversity of North American amphibians in a geographic context. It... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2013; US$ 10.95
Finding a salamander in the woodlands rates as one of the most enjoyable surprises of an early morning hike. Active mainly at night, these secretive, shiny, lizardlike amphibians often glow like jewels when found under the logs or rocks that many prefer. This colorful addition to Iowa?s popular series of laminated guides?the twenty-fifth in the series?will... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- John Blake Publishing 2014; US$ 7.28
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...
- Down East Books 2006; US$ 17.99
As author Himmelman can attest, people of all ages are actively learning more about frogs, toads, and salamanders. This book covers everything from amphibians' physiology to their place in folklore and literature to possible explanations of why many populations have declined. Along the way we learn where to find them and how to identify them, how to... more...
- 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 reptiles as a symbol... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 39.95
For nearly 200 million years, Earth has been occupied by reptiles?a lineage of terrestrial vertebrates that includes some, like birds, that have invaded the aerial environment, and others, like turtles, that have invaded aquatic environments. With thirty-nine known species, Alabama harbors more turtle species than any other state in the nation, and... more...