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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.
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