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Amphibians: The World of Frogs, Toads, Salamanders and Newts Amphibians: The World of Frogs, Toads, Salamanders and Newts
by Robert Hofrichter (Editor)

"This book is an interesting hybrid: on the one hand, it is an introductory textbook to the biology of the amphibians, and on the other, it is a coffee-table book of beautiful photographs of amphibians. A collection of essays by 37 European scientists, Amphibians is an encyclopedic resource." - Booklist

 Frogs and Toads of the World Frogs & Toads of the World
by Chris Mattison

"Chapters include physiology, defence, food and feeding, reproduction, life-histories, distribution and families of frogs. Huge amount of colour and black and white photographs that aid in the comprehension of the topics being discussed. Informative yet a breeze to read." - A reader

Reptiles and Amphibians Reptiles and Amphibians
by Mark O'Shea, Tim Halliday

"An elegant field guide to 400 species of the world's reptiles and amphibians. Each entry provides an annotated color photograph, a map, and information on the species' key characteristics. An introductory section gives an overview of amphibian and reptile anatomy, reproduction, feeding habits, defenses, conservation, etc." - Book News

Amphibians and Reptiles in 3-D Amphibians and Reptiles in 3-D
by Mark Blum

See the colorful, comical, and creepy characters of the reptile and amphibian kingdom as you've never seen them before. Complete with lenses conveniently bound into the front cover at precisely the right viewing distance, Amphibians & Reptiles in 3-d lets viewers safely observe these intriguing creatures as they crawl, hop, and slither right off the page. With informative captions and a fun glossary of terms, this collection of extraordinary photographs will amaze and delight nature lovers of all ages.

World's Most Spectacular Reptiles and Amphibians World's Most Spectacular Reptiles and Amphibians
by Bill Love, William LaMar, Tim Ohr (Editor)

A page overview of each group (turtles and tortoises, crocodiles, lizards, snakes, salamanders and newts, caecilians, and frogs) is followed by close-up color photographs showing the animals' vivid colors, beautiful patterns, or unusual forms. A paragraph including common and scientific names, adult size, habitat, range, diet, reproduction, and interesting facts accompanies each photograph.

Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia Reptiles & Amphibians of Australia
by Harold G. Cogger

"This guide presents 1,000-plus species of frogs, crocodiles, turtles, tortoises, lizards and snakes that comprise Australia's rich and varied herpetofauna. Cogger (formerly a curator at the Australian Museum Society) provides details about distribution and habitats, keys illustrated with explanatory drawings, 991 distribution maps, about 840 color photographs, lists of currently recognized species..." - Book News

Reptiles and Amphibians of Britain and Europe Reptiles and Amphibians of Britain & Europe
(Collins Field Guide)
by J.A. Burton, Ove, Edwin Nicholas Arnold
A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America A Field Guide to Reptiles & Amphibians of Eastern & Central North America
(Peterson Field Guide Series)
by Roger Conant, Joseph T. Collins, Isabelle Hunt Conant (Illustrator) Artist, Tom R. Johnson, Artist, Suzanne L. Collins, Photographer

"Features detailed descriptions of 595 species and subspecies, color photos, b&w drawings, and color distribution maps of reptiles and amphibians of the region." - Book News

Handbook of Frogs and Toads of the United States and Canada Handbook of Frogs and Toads of the United States and Canada
by Albert Hazen Wright, Roy McDiarmid, Anna A. Wright (Contributor)

"Descriptions, b&w photos, journal notes from the field, and personalized natural history emphasize amphibians observed in the wild in this classic handbook of American natural history originally published by Comstock Publishing Company in its third edition in 1949." - Book News

Reptiles and Amphibians : An Explore Your World Handbook Reptiles & Amphibians : An Explore Your World Handbook
by F. Wayne King

Why are some frogs able to freeze solid and still survive? How can secretions from amphibians offer scientists clues for treating human ailments? What allows reptiles and amphibians to regenerate their limbs? This handbook incorporates the Discovery Channel's unique authoritative approach and acclaimed visuals to answer these and other questions in a captivating blend of information and entertainment.

Frogs, Toads, and Turtles Frogs, Toads, and Turtles
(Take-Along Guide)
by Diane L. Burns, Linda Garrow (Illustrator)

"Colorful illustrations and useful tips help 8- to 12-year-olds find and identify 30 different kinds of frogs, toads, and turtles in this fun guide that's perfect for outdoor adventures. For each species, children learn what it looks like, what it eats and where to find it." - Ingram

Crocs & Gators
Crocodiles and Alligators of the World Crocodiles & Alligators of the World
by David Alderton

"Fully illustrated with photographs specially taken for this book, "Crocodiles & Alligators of the World" covers all 22 crocodile and alligator species and describes lifestyles, zoology, distribution, and conservation." - Ingram

Crocodiles and Alligators Crocodiles and Alligators
by Stephen Garnett (Editor), Charles A. Ross (Editor)

"Like its companion volumes, this new volume surveys its subject with 25 experts, and illustrated with some 250 magnificent photographs, most of them in full color." - Ingram

Turtles
Turtles and Tortoises of the World Turtles & Tortoises of the World
by David Alderton

"A concise yet comprehensive book on this diverse and fantastic group of animals. The author has succeeded in giving us an overview of almost all species of turtles in very readable text, even for the layman." - A reader

Turtles of the World Turtles of the World
by Carl H. Ernst, Roger W. Barbour

"This book provides an excellent key to identify any turtle you may come across and provides concise and accurate natural history information. There are lots of good pictures too." - A reader

Turtles of the United States and Canada Turtles of the United States and Canada
by Carl H. Ernst, Jeffrey E. Lovich, Roger W. Barbour

"A comprehensive reference that summarizes the current knowledge about the 56 turtle species of the US and Canada, of which 13 are protected under the Endangered Species Act. Each of the species accounts includes sections on recognition, karyotype, fossil record, distribution, geographic variation, confusing species, habitat, behavior, reproduction, biology, growth and longevity, food habits, populations, and predators." - Book News

Sea Turtles (World Life Library) Sea Turtles (World Life Library)
by Jeff Ripple

The first and only book on sea turtles written for the general reader! With over 60 breathtaking color photographs, Sea Turtles is part of the acclaimed WorldLife Library series from Voyageur Press.

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