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Reptiles and amphibians

  • 101 Amazing Facts about Lizardsby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99

    In what amazing way does the horned toad lizard defend itself? What film did a trip to the Komodo islands to study lizards inspire? What, according to ancient Australian Aboriginal belief will happen if you kill a lizard? And what species of lizard is the fastest on the planet? All of these questions and more are answered in this fascinating eBook... more...

  • 101 Amazing Facts about Snakesby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99

    How often does a snake shed its skin? What is the world’s most venomous species? What incredible ability are rattlesnakes currently evolving? And why are scientists studying the venom of the black mamba? All of these questions and more are answered in this fascinating eBook containing over one hundred facts, separated into sections for easy reference.... more...

  • Amphibian Cytogenetics and Evolutionby David M. Green; Stanley K. Sessions

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    This book appears at a time when molecular cytogenetics is positioned to make a significant impact upon evolutionary studies, enabling problems of chromosomal structure and change to be critically assessed. It is an up-to-date and comprehensive survey of the cytogenetics of a major class of animals, including all three amphibian orders, with chapters... more...

  • Amphibian Declinesby Michael Lannoo

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 105.00 US$ 84.00

    This benchmark volume documents in comprehensive detail a major environmental crisis: rapidly declining amphibian populations and the disturbing developmental problems that are increasingly prevalent within many amphibian species. Horror stories on this topic have been featured in the scientific and popular press over the past fifteen years, invariably... more...

  • Amphibian Ecology and Conservationby C. Kenneth Jr. Dodd

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    Describes the latest methodologies used to study the ecology of amphibians throughout the world. Each of the 27 chapters explains a research approach or technique, with emphasis on careful planning and the potential biases of techniques. Statistical modelling, landscape ecology, and disease are covered for the first time in a techniques handbook. more...

  • The Amphibian Visual Systemby Katherine V. Fite

    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...

  • Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California, Including Its Pacific Islands and the Islands in the Sea of CortÚsby L. Lee Grismer

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 100.00 US$ 80.00

    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...

  • The Amphibians and Reptiles of New York Stateby James P. Gibbs; Alvin R. Breisch; Peter K. Ducey; Glenn Johnson; the late John Behler; Richard Bothner

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 34.99 US$ 30.09

    The first guide yet produced to the amphibians and reptiles of New York State, this book includes detailed accounts of New York's 69 native species along with supporting chapters on threats, legal protections, and habitat conservation guidelines, as well as the rich folklore of New York State as it pertains to these creatures, particularly rattlesnakes. more...

  • Anolis Lizards of the Caribbeanby Jonathan Roughgarden

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99

    The Anolis lizards of the Caribbean are ideally suited for the study of evolutionary ecology. Offering fascinating insights into the more than 150 species dispersed throughout the Caribbean islands, Jonathan Roughgarden details the differences between species in a wide range of behavioral and physical characteristics, including foraging behaviors,... more...

  • At Home with the Gopher Tortoiseby Madeleine Dunphy; Michael Rothman

    Web of Life Children's Books 2012; US$ 5.99

    At Home with the Gopher Tortoise: The Story of a Keystone Species teaches young readers about the gopher tortoise and the more than 360 different kinds of animals that depend on it for survival. From owls to rabbits, from skunks to scorpions, the gopher tortoise provides creatures with shelter, food, or a place to raise their young. In this fascinating... more...