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The New Encyclopedia of Reptiles and Amphibians

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Edited By: Tim Halliday and Kraig Adler
240 pages, Col photos, col illus, figs, tabs
The New Encyclopedia of Reptiles and Amphibians
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  • The New Encyclopedia of Reptiles and Amphibians ISBN: 9780198525073 Hardback Oct 2002 Out of Print #121732
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Building on Halliday and Adler's earlier version published in 1986, this revised edition is an authoritative species by species guide to all the reptiles and amphibians of the world. Vividly illustrated with excellent colour photographs, it combines scientific research with easy to read essays by distinguished zoologists from around the world.

Contents

INTRODUCTION; WHAT IS AN AMPHIBIAN?; 1. Caecilians; 2. Salamanders and Newts; 3. Frogs and Toads; WHAT IS A REPTILE?; 4. Turtles and Tortoises; LIZARDS; 5. Iguanas; 6. Gekkos; 7. Lacertid Lizards; 8. Skinks; 9. Monitors; SNAKES; 10. Pythons; 11. Boas; 12. Blind Snakes; 13. Colubrids; 14. Elapids; 15. Vipers; 16. Worm-Lizards; 17. Tuatara; CROCODILIANS; 18. Alligators; 19. Crocodiles; 20. Gharial; Bibliography; Glossary; Index

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Out of Print
Edited By: Tim Halliday and Kraig Adler
240 pages, Col photos, col illus, figs, tabs
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