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Crocodiles & alligators of the world

Author: David Alderton; Bruce Tanner
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the history of the crocodile and alligator, describes their characteristics and behavior, and looks at efforts to prevent them from dying out.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Alderton; Bruce Tanner
ISBN: 0816022976 9780816022977 9780713723823 0713723823
OCLC Number: 20419132
Description: 190 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
History, legend and literature --
Crocodilians and humans today --
Form and function --
Reproduction --
The evolution and distribution of crocodilians --
The crocodilian family --
Alligators and caimans --
Crocodiles --
The gharial.
Other Titles: Crocodiles and alligators of the world
Responsibility: David Alderton ; photography by Bruce Tanner.

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Traces the history of the crocodile and alligator, describes their characteristics and behavior, and looks at efforts to prevent them from dying out.

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