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Reptiles and Herbivory


By: G King

160 pages, Figs, tabs

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #33160 | ISBN: 0412461102
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NHBS Price: £149.00 $185/€173 approx

About this book

This book looks at how an animal is organized to carry out a difficult task - that of feeding on plants. The complex adaptations necessary to enable animals to obtain nutrients successfully from a herbivorous diet are many. For the first time these problems are examined here purely from the perspective of reptiles.

provides an excellent summary - Trends in Ecology and Evolution


What is herbivory?; what is a herbivore?; reptile herbivores; turtles and tortoises; mammal-like reptile herbivores; dinosaurs; lizards, rhynchosaurs, procolophonids; how to make a herbivore.

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