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Newts and Salamanders: A Complete Guide to Caudata

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

Series: Complete Herp Care

By: Devin Edmonds

128 pages, colour photos


Paperback | Jan 2010 | #197841 | ISBN-13: 9780793828999
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About this book

Newts and salamanders are well-known amphibians that are widely sold in pet stores and often used as classroom subjects due to their distinct biology and metamorphosis. Written by an experienced amphibian keeper and breeder, this all-new guide includes chapters that thoroughly cover a variety of topics such as housing, nutrition, health care, and breeding. An in-depth discussion on obtaining these animals includes responsible ways to collect them from the wild.

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Devin Edmonds has kept amphibians since childhood and currently maintains a collection of over 200 frogs, toads, and salamanders. He maintains a popular website about the care of reptiles and amphibians ( Currently, he is working towards a degree in zoology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to further his understanding of the animals that interest him.

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