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Reptiles and amphibians

  • Hearing and Sound Communication in Amphibiansby

    Springer New York 2006; US$ 159.00

    As models for vertebrate auditory systems, amphibians have been the source of extensive, ground-breaking research on hearing, the nervous system and acoustic communication. This comprehensive review covers key issues in amphibian hearing and communication in depth. Topics are relevant to auditory research, neuroethology, herpetology, animal behavior... more...

  • Snakes of Italyby Gabriele Achille; Franco Andreone; Massimo Capula; Stefano Maugeri; Franco Pedrotti; Marco A.L. Zuffi; Enrica Frulla

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99

    This book offers a comprehensive review of the biology of snakes, focusing on Italian species. The snakes of Italy belong to the two families Colubridae and Viperidae, and for each species the systematic classification and chorology including distribution maps are presented. Furthermore, readers will learn how to carry out field studies, how to handle... more...

  • Iguanasby Dr. Allison C. Alberts; Ronald L. Carter; William K. Hayes; Emilia P. Martins

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 68.95

    In what is certain to be the key reference on iguanas for years to come, some of the world's leading experts offer a clear and accessible account of the latest research on the evolution, behavioral ecology, and conservation of these highly visible and increasingly endangered creatures, much loved by professional herpetologists and hobbyists alike.... more...

  • Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Snakesby Robert D. Aldridge; David M. Sever

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 154.95

    History of Reproductive Studies on Snakes: G. Nilson Evolution and Taxonomy of Snakes: F.T. Burbrink and B. Crother The Major Clades of Living Snakes: Morphological Evolution, Molecular Phylogeny, and Divergence Dates: J.D. Scanlon and M.S.Y. Lee Oogenesis and Early Embryogenesis: M.E. White Viviparity and Placentation in Snakes: D.G.... 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...

  • Reptiles and Amphibians For Dummiesby Patricia Bartlett

    Wiley 2011; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99

    Packed with tips to care for your special critter Choose the right lizard, turtle, or snake ? and give your pet the best care Fanatical about frogs? Gaga over geckos? This essential guide tells you what you must know before you own a reptile or amphibian, with authoritative advice on everything from proper caging and feeding to health care,... more...

  • Social Predationby Guy Beauchamp

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 49.95

    The classic literature on predation dealt almost exclusively with solitary predators and their prey. Going back to Lotka-Volterra and optimal foraging theory, the theory about predation, including predator-prey population dynamics, was developed for solitary species. Various consequences of sociality for predators have been considered only recently.... 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...

  • Do Turtles Really Breathe Out Of Their Bums? And Other Crazy, Creepy and Cool Animal Factsby Noel Botham; Chris Mitchell

    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...

  • Reptiles and Amphibians of Minnesotaby W.J. Breckenridge

    University of Minnesota Press 1944; US$ 67.50

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