By: CH Ernst and RW Barbour
314 pages, 50 col & 143 b/w illus, 21 line drawings
A valuable and important reference work, summarizing the classification of the 257 turtle species of the world. Chapters cover anatomy, origins and identification keys, plus details of habitat, ecology and their natural history. It highlights the dangers facing turtle populations worldwide, and pinpoints areas where further research is needed. Essential reading for herpetologists.
`Of utmost importance to the herpetological community.' Explorer
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Carl H. Ernst, professor of biology at George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, is the author of four books, include Venemous Reptiles of North America. Roger W. Barbour is professor emeritus at the UNiversity of Kentucky.
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