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Islands and the sea : essays on herpetological exploration in the West Indies

Author: Robert W Henderson; Robert Powell
Publisher: Ithaca, NY : Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, 2003.
Series: Contributions to herpetology, no. 20.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert W Henderson; Robert Powell
ISBN: 0916984621 9780916984625
OCLC Number: 53255054
Description: 303 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Some historical perspectives / Robert Powell and Robert W. Henderson --
"You study iguanas in the Bahamas?" / Charles R. Knapp --
Turquoise water, silver palms, and fluorescent green Leiocephalus / C. Kenneth Dodd, Jr. --
Adventures of the iguana patrol / Jennifer M. Valiulus, Kirsten N. Hines and John B. Iverson --
The frog detectives of Pico Turquino / S. Blair Hedges --
Discovery and rediscovery / Orlando H. Garrido --
Conserving the remarkable reptiles of Guantanamo Bay / Allison C. Alberts --
Of woodpeckers and frogs / Alberto R. Estrada --
Cuban treefrogs, curiosity, and the West Indies / Walter E. Meshaka, Jr. --
My love affair with Cuban reptiles / Lourdes Rodríguez Schettino --
The pleasure of the adventure : searching for reptiles in eastern Cuba / Ansel Fong G. --
Man of the yard / Brian I. Crother --
Of mongooses and lizards / Byron Wilson --
Recollections of Jamaica / Margaret M. Stewart --
A Solenodon for Harvard / A. Stanley Rand --
Rediscovering the diversity of Dominican anoles / Richard E. Glor --
Dewlaps and the lack thereof; or, lizard studies in the neotropics / Henry S. Fitch --
Wet mountains and mountain frogs / Richard Franz --
As good as it gets / Robert Powell --
The shape of things / Richard A. Sajdak --
Isla Cabritos : paradise lost? / Sixto J. Incháustegui --
An island enchanted by frogs / Rafael L. Joglar --
Looking for lizards in all the right places / James Lazell --
Dog Island days / Ellen J. Censky --
Culture, politics, lizards, and me / Karim V.D. Hodge --
Of copper eyes and ample nymphs / Hinrich Kaiser --
In the footsteps of French naturalists, a "battle" of iguanas, and "improvements" in biodiversity / Michel Breuil --
Night shift / Robert W. Henderson --
The mule lizards of Trinidad : jungle dreams and backyard explorations / George C. Gorman.
Series Title: Contributions to herpetology, no. 20.
Responsibility: edited by Robert W. Henderson and Robert Powell.

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