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Crocodile : evolution's greatest survivor

Author: Lynne Kelly
Publisher: Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An historical/social/scientific book on the crocodile along the lines of Platypus and Thylacine.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynne Kelly
ISBN: 9781741144987 1741144981
OCLC Number: 123416997
Description: xv, 272 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
1. Encountering the crocodile --
2. Around the world, in life and legend --
3. The crocodilian, in form and function --
4. Studying the crocodilian --
5. In search of the ancient --
6. Hunting the crocodile --
7. Crocodile attacks --
8. Farming crocodiles --
9. Showing them off --
10. Crocodiles in popular culture --
Appendix 1 : List of species and their classification --
Appendix 2 : Saltwater crocodile report by John Edward Gray to the British Museum --
Notes and sources --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Lynne Kelly.

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"Equivalent to a thorough nature documentary. . . . Readers will come away knowing quite a bit about the crocodile." --"Library Journal"

 
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