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Amphibians and reptiles of La Selva, Costa Rica, and the Caribbean Slope : a comprehensive guide

Author: Craig Guyer; Maureen A Donnelly
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Colorful frogs, lizards that can run across water, snapping turtles, spotted geckos, boa constrictors, crocodiles, and many other fascinating yet secretive species of amphibians and reptiles flourish in Coasta Rica's renowned Atlantic lowland tropical forests. For travelers, ecotourists, and biologists, this comprehensive guide will be an essential resource while visiting La Selva - a protected reserve and one of  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Guyer; Maureen A Donnelly
ISBN: 0520237587 9780520237582 0520237595 9780520237599
OCLC Number: 55633956
Description: viii, 299 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 19 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction Geography, Climate, and Vegetation A History of Herpetological Research at La Selva Diversity Conservation Amphibia Gymnophiona Caudata Anura Reptilia Testudines Squamata Crocodylia Additional Species Field Data Sheet for Amphibians and Reptiles Glossary Literature Cited Art Credits Index
Responsibility: Craig Guyer, Maureen A. Donnelly.
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"Colorful frogs, lizards that can run across water, snapping turtles, spotted geckos, boa constrictors, crocodiles, and many other fascinating yet secretive species of amphibians and reptiles flourish in Coasta Rica's renowned Atlantic lowland tropical forests. For travelers, ecotourists, and biologists, this comprehensive guide will be an essential resource while visiting La Selva - a protected reserve and one of the most visited tropical forest sites in the world - as well as the surrounding tropical forests of Costa Rica."--Jacket.

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"To those who have carried out research at La Selva, as well as for the serious layperson or even a first-time ecotourist, this book will be a delight. Many of these species will be seen along forest Read more...

 
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