An indispensable guide to Australia's fascinating reptiles and frogs, packed with information about their behavior, development, food, and habitat. Each entry fully describes the species and its way of life. Colorfully illustrated throughout with detailed artwork and with maps showing where each animal occurs, this is a handy family reference or a guide for the bushwalker or traveler. Fully revised edition.
Leonard Cronin is one of Australia's foremost natural history authors. Trained as a biologist, he is a prolific writer of books and articles about the Australian flora, fauna and environment, bringing his own fascination with the natural world to the general reader. He contributes a monthly column about Australian wildlife to the ABC's Gardening Australia magazine.