Synopses & Reviews
This field guide
-- allows identification of all native and introduced species of amphibians and reptiles of the region.
-- features nearly 180 color photographs and 180 drawings.
-- offers valuable techniques for field identification, and a glossary of herpetological terms.
-- provides in each species account: description, natural history, similar species, and geographic distribution (complete with maps of each animal's range).
-- includes suggested readings for those who want to know more about a particular species.
-- illustrates all tadpoles.
-- describes the most characteristic vocalizations of the reptiles and amphibians in the volume.
-- introduces the physical geography, climate, and vegetation of the region, with emphasis on the habitats of amphibians and reptiles.