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- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 64.99
This practical manual of amphibian ecology and conservation brings together a distinguished, international group of amphibian researchers to provide a state-of-the-art review of the many new and exciting techniques used to study amphibians and to track their conservation status and population trends. The integration of ecology and conservation is a... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
The Amphibian Visual System: A Multidisciplinary Approach is a compendium of articles across a broad range of disciplines within experimental biology focusing on the study of the amphibian visual system. The book presents a survey of the evolutionary history and major taxonomic and ecological adaptations of amphibians; anatomic, physiological, developmental,... more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 49.99
The author of this treatise uses the Anolis lizard to demonstrate the concept of ecology models - how ecological context supplies the natural selection that drives evolution and how evolutionary change among species in turn affects their ecological station. 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...
- Falcon Guides 2013; US$ 10.99
A surefire hit with young backyard diggers and bug-watchers, Basic Illustrated Guide to Frogs, Snakes, Bugs, and Slugs combines detailed illustrations of bugs, slugs, snakes, toads, and other creepy crawlies with clear and kid-friendly information to help the young bug-lover identify what?s crawling up the tree, buzzing in his ear, or hiding under... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 65.00
They change color depending on their mood. They possess uniquely adapted hands and feet distinct from other tetrapods. They feature independently movable eyes. This comprehensive volume delves into these fascinating details and thorough research about one of the most charismatic families of reptiles?Chameleonidae. Written for professional herpetologists,... 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...
- Arcade Publishing 2015; US$ 24.99
The amazing story of one man?s obsession with an enigmatic and deadly reptile. Raymond Ditmars (18761942), the first curator of reptiles at New York?s famous Bronx Zoo, brought cold-blooded animals to public attention as never before. Through wildly successful books and movies, he inspired a generation of zoologists with his fascination for snakes,... more...
- Penguin Random House South Africa 2011; US$ 21.00
This comprehensive guide covers all 151 snakes indigenous to southern Africa. Species accounts detail behaviour, ID, reproduction and snake venoms, with full-colour photographs. Simple icons give essential information at a glance, and 'look out for' boxes make for quick ID in the field. Chapters on classification and identification, keeping snakes,... more...