Guide and Reference to the Crocodilians, Turtles, and Lizards of Eastern and Central North America (North of Mexico) / Edition 1

Guide and Reference to the Crocodilians, Turtles, and Lizards of Eastern and Central North America (North of Mexico) / Edition 1

by Richard D. Bartlett, Patricia Bartlett
     
 

The Bartletts’ guide to the alligators, crocodiles, turtles, and lizards of eastern and central North America features all 207 species inhabiting the region from west Texas, to western Manitoba, to the eastern seaboard. Each species account is accompanied by a color photo, distribution map, and description including appearance, behavior, range, habitat, and

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The Bartletts’ guide to the alligators, crocodiles, turtles, and lizards of eastern and central North America features all 207 species inhabiting the region from west Texas, to western Manitoba, to the eastern seaboard. Each species account is accompanied by a color photo, distribution map, and description including appearance, behavior, range, habitat, and prey. Some introduced species covered in the Guide, such as the large and predatory Nile monitor and spectacled caiman, illuminate ever-worsening environmental and ecological conditions, particularly in Florida and Texas.

    This authoritative and user-friendly reference will appeal to hobbyists, amateur naturalists, biologists, and herpetologists seeking a focused, detailed, well-organized, and richly illustrated field guide.

 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813029467
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
Publication date:
09/08/2006
Edition description:
First
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2Alligators, catman, and crocodiles13
3Turtles and tortoises21
4Worm lizards141
5Lizards143

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