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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Reptiles and… (1979)

by John L. Behler

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The most comprehensive field guide available to the reptiles and amphibians of North America--a must-have for any enthusiast's day pack or home library--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature lovers.   Featuring a durable vinyl binding and over 600 full-color identification photographs organized for quick access, the National Audubon Society Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians is the perfect companion in the field. This compact volume contains: --Background information on evolution, anatomy, physiology, habitats, and life cycles of a range of reptile and amphibian families. --A detailed look at how reptiles and amphibians survive-how they eat, move around, defend themselves, and combat temperature extremes. --Examinations of metamorphosis, growth and longevity, and vocalization techniques. --Practical advice on how to responsibly study reptiles and amphibians in the wild or care for them as pets.… (more)
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This field guide has everything important to me; extensive coverage, good photos of each species, good range maps, well formated keyed accompanying text, and very durable binding ( )
  billsearth | Mar 30, 2010 |
Recommended by the SO Student Manual.
  ScienceOlympiad | Oct 12, 2007 |
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The most comprehensive field guide available to the reptiles and amphibians of North America--a must-have for any enthusiast's day pack or home library--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature lovers.   Featuring a durable vinyl binding and over 600 full-color identification photographs organized for quick access, the National Audubon Society Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians is the perfect companion in the field. This compact volume contains: --Background information on evolution, anatomy, physiology, habitats, and life cycles of a range of reptile and amphibian families. --A detailed look at how reptiles and amphibians survive-how they eat, move around, defend themselves, and combat temperature extremes. --Examinations of metamorphosis, growth and longevity, and vocalization techniques. --Practical advice on how to responsibly study reptiles and amphibians in the wild or care for them as pets.

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