Whether a resident of St. Eustatius, Saba, or St. Maarten, or a visitor, this guide will enhance your ability to appreciate aspects of the natural world that are often misunderstood, sometimes feared, and nearly always overlooked.
This guidebook includes:
- An overview of the geological and geographical natural history of the islands, a glimpse into the region's human history, and general descriptions of reptiles and amphibians.
- An introduction to the herpetofauna of St. Eustatius, Saba, and St. Maarten, and a survey of relevant conservation issues.
- Individual accounts of all species known to occur on the islands, including illustrations, descriptions, information about distribution and origin, notes on biology, and comments on conservation status.