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Simon and Schuster's Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of the World
     

Simon and Schuster's Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of the World

by Massimo Capula, Giuseppe Mazza (Photographer), John L. Behler (Editor), Giuseppe Mazza
 

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Filled with fascinating details and illustrated with more than 200 striking color photographs, Simon & Schuster's Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of the World provides everything the nature-lover needs to know about these unique and unusual members of the animal kingdom.

An illuminating introduction provides the reader with evolutionary and

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Filled with fascinating details and illustrated with more than 200 striking color photographs, Simon & Schuster's Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of the World provides everything the nature-lover needs to know about these unique and unusual members of the animal kingdom.

An illuminating introduction provides the reader with evolutionary and characteristic information about reptiles and amphibians. The individual entries that follow describe over 200 species — their physical characteristics, geographical distribution, morphology — and offer visual symbols for their habitat as well as whether they are poisonous, diurnal or nocturnal. A detailed glossary and index are also included. Simon & Schuster's Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of the World is a spectacular and authoritative reference to these curious and intriguing animals.

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Translation of the Italian edition of 1989. A full color (200 plates) field guide with good to excellent photos and lucid drawings. A popular book hitting only the high spots (and the editor's hobby- horses). Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780671690984
Publisher:
Touchstone
Publication date:
01/01/1990
Series:
Nature Guides Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
4.66(w) x 7.48(h) x 0.65(d)

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