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Reptiles and amphibians

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  • Snakes of North Americaby Alan Tennant

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2003; US$ 28.99

    This all-new edition of the popular field guide provides photographs and descriptions of all species and subspecies of snakes of Eastern and Central North America from Texas to Manitoba, to the Eastern seaboard of the continent. more...

  • Amphibian Ecology and Conservationby C. Kenneth Dodd

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 57.99

    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...

  • Xenopus Developmentby Malgorzata Kloc; Jacek Z. Kubiak

    Wiley 2014; US$ 149.95

    Frogs from the genus Xenopus have long been used as model organisms in basic and biomedical research. These frogs have helped unlock key fundamental developmental and cellular processes that have led to important scientific breakthroughs and have had practical application in embryology, cancer research and regenerative medicine. Xenopus Development... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Between the Tidesby George Hughes

    Jacana Media 2012; US$ 18.99

    Much can be learned about the condition of the planet?s environment by looking at sea turtles; they have existed for more than 100 million years, and they travel throughout the world?s oceans. Suddenly, however, they are struggling to survive, largely because of harm that has been done to the planet?s oceans and beaches. This passionate account is... more...

  • S-S-snakes!by Lucille Recht Penner; Peter Barrett

    Random House Children's Books 2013; US$ 3.99

    Illus. in full color. A scintillating survey of sensational serpents, from blood-spewing West Indian boas to "flying" golden tree snakes. 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 Reptilesby Javier A. Rodriguez-Robles; David A. Good; David B. Wake

    University 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...

  • Snakes of the Worldby Van Wallach; Kenneth L. Williams; Jeff Boundy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 149.95

    Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species ?the first catalogue of its kind?covers all living and fossil snakes described between 1758 and 2012, comprising 3,509 living and 274 extinct species allocated to 539 living and 112 extinct genera. Also included are 54 genera and 302 species that are dubious or invalid, resulting in recognition... more...