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Turtles and Tortoises of the World

Flora / Fauna

Series: Of the World Series

By: David Alderton(Author)

191 pages, Col and b/w photos, line illus, maps

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Paperback | Dec 1993 | #24182 | ISBN: 0713723912
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Hardback | Apr 2003 | #144221 | ISBN: 0816052158
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Hardback | Dec 1988 | #4080 | ISBN: 0713719702
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About this book

Providing clear, basic information on physiology, classification, habitat, life cycle and behaviour of turtles and tortoises, this comprehensive account of these fascinating creatures provides an insight into the diversity of species around the world. Reissue: first published in 1988.

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David Alderton is a noted writer on the living world. He is active internationally in conservation matters, especially CITES and its work on the protection of the world's threatened species.

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