This easy-to-use identification guide to the reptile and amphibian species most commonly seen in The Philippines is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs are accompanied by detailed species descriptions which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers geography and climate, vegetation, opportunities for naturalists and the main sites for viewing the listed species. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the reptiles and amphibians of The Philippines encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific name, and IUCN status.
Emerson Sy is Director of the Philippine Center for Terrestrial & Aquatic Research. Dr Arvin Diesmos is a curator and museum researcher of the Herpetology Section at the Zoology Division, National Museum of the Philippines.