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Turtles of the World, Volume 3: Central and South America / Schildkröten der Welt, Band 3: Mittel- und Südamerika

Series: Turtles of the World (Chimaira) Volume: 3

By: Holger Vetter(Author)

127 pages, 500 colour photos, colour distribution maps

Edition Chimaira

Hardback | Dec 2005 | #156016 | ISBN: 3930612828
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £27.99 $37/€32 approx

About this book

Language: Bilingual in English and German

Central and South American turtles - including the impressive Galapagos tortoises as well as the various genera of the family Chelidae - are covered in this third volume. It serves as supplement to volume two by presenting the remaining members of the genera Chelydra, Kinosternon, Rhinoclemmys, Terrapene, and Trachemys. Where possible, more than one individual is shown, as well as photos of their habitat, sexual dimorphism, peculiarities of the carapace and plastron, mating, oviposition, hatching, and juveniles.Descriptive symbols of their captive needs appear for each species.

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