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- 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...
- 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...
- 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 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... 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$ 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...
- 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...
Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California, Including Its Pacific Islands and the Islands in the Sea of CortÚsUniversity of California Press 2002; US$ 100.00
The Baja California peninsula is home to many forms of life found nowhere else on earth. This, combined with the peninsula's rugged and inaccessible terrain, has made the area one of the last true biological frontiers of North America. L. Lee Grismer is not only the foremost authority on the amphibians and reptiles of Baja California, but also an outstanding... more...
- 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.... more...
- DK Publishing 2008; US$ 19.95
Stunning original images by Thomas Marent, photographer and author of Butterfly and the award-winning Rainforest, celebrate the colorful diversity, distinctive behaviour, and unique life cycle of amphibians - frogs, toads, salamanders, and newts. Over 500 captivating images reveal the enigmatic and fragile world of frogs and their relatives .... more...