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Reptiles & 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...

  • Advances in Reintroduction Biology of Australian and New Zealand Faunaby Doug Armstrong; Matthew Hayward; Dorian Moro; Philip Seddon

    CSIRO Publishing 2015; US$ 89.95

    A review of the process of reintroductions and other conservation-driven translocations in Australasia. more...

  • Alligators of Texasby Louise Hayes; Philippe Henry

    Texas A&M University Press 2016; Not Available

    Found only in the United States, the American alligator ranges in Texas through 120 counties, from the Sabine River to the Rio Grande, across a swath of river drainages and coastal marshes that include both the backwater swamps of the Big Thicket and the urban bayous of greater Houston. From its beginning in a pile of eggs buried in a meticulously... more...

  • Amphibian Biology, Volume 11, Part 3by Harold Heatwole; John W. Wilkinson

    Pelagic Publishing 2013; US$ 85.99

    This volume is devoted to the causes of amphibian decline and to conservation measures in Western Europe (Britain, Ireland, The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Spain and Portugal). Experts from each country describe the ecological background and the conservation status of affected species, with an emphasis on native species. more...

  • Amphibian Conservationby Rebecca K. Smith; William J. Sutherland

    Pelagic Publishing 2014; US$ 42.99

    This book brings together scientific evidence and experience relevant to the practical conservation of amphibians. Approximately 32% of species are threatened with extinction and at least 43% of species are declining. Work is now being carried out to conserve many species, but it is often not adequately documented. 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 Survey and Monitoring Handbookby John W. Wilkinson

    Pelagic Publishing 2015; US$ 42.99

    Amphibians are among the most globally endangered groups of vertebrates with more than one-third of species being assessed as declining or threatened. This book is designed to help those carrying out amphibian surveying and monitoring so that the results of their surveys can be used effectively. more...

  • Amphibians and Reptiles (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 87)by Trevor Beebee; Richard Griffiths

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; US$ 11.17

    Building on the solid foundations established by the two earlier New Naturalist volumes on this subject, eminent herpetologists Trevor Beebee and Richard Griffiths have brought together a wealth of new and fascinating information on the British amphibians and reptiles. more...