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  • Hearing and Sound Communication in Amphibiansby Peter M. Narins; Albert S. Feng; Richard R. Fay

    Springer 2006; US$ 159.00

    As models for vertebrate auditory systems, amphibians have been the source of research on hearing, the nervous system and acoustic communication. This comprehensive review covers key issues in amphibian hearing and communication in depth. more...

  • Herpetologyby Laurie J. Vitt; Janalee P. Caldwell

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 82.95

    This third edition, now fully revised and updated by two of Dr. Zug's colleagues, provides herpetology students and amateur reptile and amphibian keepers with the latest taxonomy and species developments from around the world. Herpetology is a rapidly evolving field, which has contributed to new discoveries in many conceptual areas of biology. The... more...

  • Spectacular Snakes of Australiaby Michael Cermak

    CSIRO Publishing 2008; US$ 34.95

    A real treat for any snake lover, richly illustrated with exceptional photographs. more...

  • Field Guide to the Frogs of Australiaby Michael Tyler; Frank Knight

    CSIRO Publishing 2009; US$ 42.95

    A fully illustrated guide to all the known frogs of Australia. more...

  • Snake-Bittenby Nancy Cushing; Kevin Markwell

    University of New South Wales Press 2010; US$ 39.95

    Based on extensive interviews with park staff and supporters, this intriguing biography traces the life of Eric Worrell, the original reptile man and naturalist who established the Australian Reptile Park in New South Wales. Depicting Worrell?s larger-than-life personality and his pioneer work with snake anti-venins, this inspiring story shows how... more...

  • Energy Flows, Material Cycles and Global Developmentby George Schaub; Thomas Turek

    Springer 2010; US$ 179.00

    This book deals with the global flows of energy and materials, and changes caused by human activities. Based on these facts, the limitations of anthropogenic energy and material flows and the resulting consequences for the development of human societies are discussed. Different scenarios for lifestyle patterns are correlated with the world's future... more...

  • Hop Into Actionby David Alexander

    National Science Teachers Association 2010; US$ 22.95

    K–4 teachers, homeschoolers, camp leaders, and naturalists will find the standards-based lessons in this slim volume the perfect introduction to environmental science for young learners.Hop Into Action helps teach children about the joy of amphibians through investigations that involve scientific inquiry and knowledge building. Developed in response... more...

  • ?Venomous” Bites from Non-Venomous Snakesby Scott A Weinstein; David A. Warrell; Julian White; Daniel E Keyler

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 99.95

    This book is the first significant contribution to thoroughly examine the potential hazards associated with snakes of the former family, Colubridae. This family contained >65% of living snake species (approximately 3,000 taxa) and has recently been split into multiple families. Many of these snakes produce oral secretions that contain toxins and other... more...

  • A Complete Guide to the Snakes of Southern Africaby Johan Marais

    Random House Struik 2011; US$ 17.00

    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...

  • Awesome Snake Science!by Cindy Blobaum

    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...