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Grzimek's student animal life resource. Reptiles

Author: Leslie A Mertz; Neil Schlager; Jayne Weisblatt
Publisher: Detroit : Thomson Gale, ©2005.
Series: Grzimek's student animal life resource.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the physical characteristics, habitat, behavior, conservation status, and relationships with people of a variety of reptiles.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie A Mertz; Neil Schlager; Jayne Weisblatt
ISBN: 0787694045 9780787694043 0787694053 9780787694050 0787694061 9780787694067 0787694029 9780787694029
OCLC Number: 57393606
Description: 2 volumes (xxxix, 427 pages, pages xli-lxii) : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Reptiles overview: Dinosaurs --
Testudines: Turtles and tortoises --
Pig-nose turtle (Carettochelyidae) --
Australo-American sidneck turtles (Chelidae) --
Seaturtles (Cheloniidae) --
Snapping turtles (Chelydridae) --
Central American river turtle (Dermatemydidae) --
Leatherback seaturtle (Dermochelyidae) --
New world pond turtles (Emydidae) --
Eurasian pond and river turtles, and neotropical wood turtles (Geoemydidae) --
American mud and musk turtles (Kinosternidae) --
African side-necked turtles (Pelomedusidae) --
Big-headed turtle (Platysternidae) --
Afro-American river turtles (Podocnemididae) --
Tortoises (Testudinidae) --
Softshell turtles (Trionychidae) --
Crocodilians: Crocodiles, alligators, caimans, and gharials --
Gharials (Gavialidae) --
Alligators and caimans (Alligatoridae) --
Crocodiles and false gharials (Crocodylidae) --
Sphenodontia: Tuatara (Sphenodontidae) --
Squamata: Lizards and snakes --
Angelheads, calotes, dragon lizards, and allies (Agamidae) --
Chameleons (Chamaeleonidae) --
Anoles, iguanas, and allies (Iguanidae) --
Geckos and pygopods (Gekkonidae) --
Blindskinks (Dibaniudae) --
Wormlizards (Amphisbaenidae) --
Mole-limbed wormlizards (Bipedidae) --
Florida wormlizard (Rhineuridae) --
Spade-headed wormlizards (Trogonophidae) --
Night lizards (Xantusiidae) --
Wall lizards, rock lizards, and allies (Lacertidae) --
Micoteiids (Gymopthalmidae) --
Whiptail lizards, tegus, and allies (Teiidae) --
Girdled and plated lizards (Cordylidae) --
Skinks (Scincidae) --
Alligator lizards, galliwasps, glass lizards, and allied (Anguidae) --
Knob-scaled lizards (Xenosauridae) --
Gila monster and Mexican beaded lizard (Helodermatidae) --
Monitors, goannas, and earless monitor (Varanidae) --
Early blindsnakes (Anomalepididae) --
Slender blindsnakes, threadsnakes, or wormsnakes (Leptotyphlopidae) --
Blindsnakes (Typhlopidae) --
False blindsnakes (Anomochilidae) --
Shieldtail snakes (Uropeltidae) --
Pipe snakes (Cylindrophiidae) --
False coralsnake (Aniliidae) --
Sunbeam snakes (Xenopeltidae) --
Neotropical sunbeam snake (Loxocemidae) --
Boas (Boidae) --
Pythons (Pythonidae) --
Splitjaw snakes (Bolyeriidae) --
Woodsnakes and spinejaw snakes (Tropidophiidae) --
File snakes (Acrochordidae) --
Vipers and pitvipers (Viperidae) --
African burrowing snakes (Atractaspididae) --
Colubrids (Colubridae) --
Cobras, kraits, seasnakes, death adders, and allies (Elapidae).
Series Title: Grzimek's student animal life resource.
Responsibility: Leslie A. Mertz ; Madeline S. Harris, project editor ; Neil Schlager and Jayne Weisblatt, editors.

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Describes the physical characteristics, habitat, behavior, conservation status, and relationships with people of a variety of reptiles.
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