National Audubon Society Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians: North America

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians

North America

Paperback
Pub. price: $23.95

ISBN10: 0394508246 ISBN13: 9780394508245 Contributors: Roger Tory Peterson Institute Publisher: Random House Inc Published: Dec 1 1979 Weight: 1.10lbs. Height: 7.50" Width: 4.00" Depth: 1.00" Language: English

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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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