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Features detailed descriptions of 595 species and subspecies, color photos, b&w drawings, and color distribution maps of reptiles and amphibians of the region. Includes a glossary and information on taking and transporting live reptiles and amphibians, care in captivity, and what to do in case of snakebite. 4.5x7.5".
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Synopsis:

This newly designed field guides features detailed descriptions of 595 species and subspecies. The 656 full-color illustrations and 384 drawings show key details for accurate identification. More than 100 color photographs and 333 color photographs and 333 color distribution maps accompany the species descriptions.

Synopsis:

This newly designed field guides features detailed descriptions of 595 species and subspecies. The 656 full-color illustrations and 384 drawings show key details for accurate identification. More than 100 color photographs and 333 color photographs and 333 color distribution maps accompany the species descriptions.

Synopsis:

Features detailed descriptions of 595 species and subspecies, color photos, b&w drawings, and color distribution maps of reptiles and amphibians of the region. Includes a glossary and information on taking and transporting live reptiles and amphibians, care in captivity, and what to do in case of sn

About the Author

Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation, as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars, and the Peterson Field Guides®are credited with helping to set the stage for the environmental movement.

Table of Contents

Editorand#8217;s Note vii Acknowledgments ix 1. Introduction 1 2. Making and Transporting the Catch 16 3. Care in Captivity 25 4. In Case of Snakebite 33 Plates 37 Species Accounts 135 5. Crocodilians 142 6. Turtles 146 7. Lizards 200 8. Amphisbaenians 280 9. Snakes 282 Harmless Snakes 283 Venomous Snakes 395 10. Salamanders 416 11. Toads and Frogs 500 Glossary 581 References 585 Photo Credits 595 Index 597

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395904527
Author:
Conant, Isabelle Hunt
Author:
Collins, Joseph T.
Illustrator:
Johnson, Tom R.; Conant, Isabelle Hunt
Editor:
Peterson, Roger Tory
Author:
Johnson, Tom R.
Author:
Peterson, Roger Tory
Author:
Mariner Books
Author:
Conant, Isabelle Hunt
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Reptiles & Amphibians
Subject:
Amphibians
Subject:
Reptiles
Subject:
Amphibians -- Canada -- Identification.
Subject:
Reptiles -- United States -- Identification.
Subject:
Amphibians -- United States -- Identification.
Subject:
Animals - Reptiles & Amphibians
Subject:
Nature Studies-Reptiles and Amphibians
Copyright:
Edition Number:
4
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Peterson Field Guides(R)
Publication Date:
May 1998
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Covers 595 species and subspecies. Inclu
Pages:
640
Dimensions:
7.25 x 4.5 in 1.97 lb

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This newly designed field guides features detailed descriptions of 595 species and subspecies. The 656 full-color illustrations and 384 drawings show key details for accurate identification. More than 100 color photographs and 333 color photographs and 333 color distribution maps accompany the species descriptions.
"Synopsis" by , This newly designed field guides features detailed descriptions of 595 species and subspecies. The 656 full-color illustrations and 384 drawings show key details for accurate identification. More than 100 color photographs and 333 color photographs and 333 color distribution maps accompany the species descriptions.
"Synopsis" by , Features detailed descriptions of 595 species and subspecies, color photos, b&w drawings, and color distribution maps of reptiles and amphibians of the region. Includes a glossary and information on taking and transporting live reptiles and amphibians, care in captivity, and what to do in case of sn
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