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The taxonomy and systematics of European reptiles and amphibians have changed a lot in recent years, yet there is no modern, up-to-date field guide available that comprehensively covers all the species. The last illustrated field guide to European reptiles and amphibians was first published 38 years ago, and remains oudated...
The definitive and up-to-date field guide to all the reptiles and amphibians of Europe, and the first new illustrated book on the subject for almost 40 years.
Helps to discover how the turtle's proverbial slowness helps it survive a long, cold winter under ice. In this title, the author offers insight into what exactly it's like to live inside a shell - to carry the heavy carapace on land and in water, to breathe without an expandable...
With nearly 6,000 species identified, frogs and toads are the most familiar and abundant amphibians on the planet. This book traces the evolution and classification of frogs and toads, providing detailed information about each of the 49 families and highlighting distinctive and notable species.
Trundling along in essentially the same form for some 220 million years, turtles have seen dinosaurs come and go, mammals emerge, and humankind expand its dominion. This book shows how the turtle's proverbial slowness helps it survive a long, cold winter under ice.
By Mark O'Shea
A guide to over 400 species of reptiles and amphibians from around the world ranging from the Tomato Frog to the Cornsnake. It features 600 photos, annotations and descriptions highlighting the characteristics and distinguishing marks which help you to identify different species of reptiles and amphibians quickly.