Synopses & Reviews
Revised and updated to reflect the most current science, and including 30 new species, this authoritative and comprehensive volume is the definitive guide to the amphibians and reptiles of the Carolinas and Virginia. The new edition features 189 species of salamanders, frogs, crocodilians, turtles, lizards, and snakes, with updated color photographs, descriptions, and distribution maps for each species. It is an indispensable guide for zoologists, amateur naturalists, environmentalists, backpackers, campers, hikers, and everyone interested in the outdoors.
"The only book that includes a comprehensive guide to all amphibians and reptiles specific to the Carolinas and Virginia. . . . A useful resource for the general public, natural historians, and herpetologists for years to come."
--Virginia Libraries"An excellent source for anyone interested in amphibians and/or reptiles of the eastern US. . . . Highly recommended."
About the Author
Jeffrey C. Beane is collections manager of amphibians and reptiles at the North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences.Alvin L. Braswell is deputy director for operations at the Museum of Natural Sciences.Joseph C. Mitchell is an independent ecologist and head of Mitchell Ecological Research Services, LLC.Jack Dermid lives in Wilmington, North CarolinaWilliam M. Palmer is curator emeritus of herpetology at the Museum of Natural Sciences.