Synopses & Reviews
Smithsonian Handbooks are the most visually appealing guides on the natural world in the book marketplace. Featuring more than 500 full-color illustrations and photographs, along with detailed annotations, Smithsonian Handbooks make identification easy and accurate.
Table of Contents
Authors' introduction -- How this book works -- What is an amphibian? -- What is a reptile? -- Amphibian reproduction -- Reptile reproduction -- Amphibian feeding habits -- Reptile feeding habits -- Movement and activity -- Defense -- Distribution and habitat -- Conservation -- Studying and keeping -- Identification key -- Reptiles : Turtles and tortoises -- Tuataras -- Lizards -- Snakes -- Crocodilians -- Amphibians : Newts and salamanders -- Caecilians -- Frogs and toads.