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Turtles of the southeast

Author: Kurt Buhlmann; Tracey Tuberville; Whit Gibbons
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2008.
Series: A Wormsloe Foundation nature book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Seventy-five percent of the turtle species in the United States and Canada can be found in the Southeast. In fact, the region is second only to parts of Asia in its number of native turtles. Filled with more than four hundred color photographs and written with a special focus on conservation, this guide covers forty-two species of this nonthreatening, ancient lineage of long-lived reptiles."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kurt Buhlmann; Tracey Tuberville; Whit Gibbons
ISBN: 9780820329024 0820329029
OCLC Number: 154704400
Description: 252 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: All about turtles --
General biology of turtles --
Turtle habitats in the southeast --
Species accounts --
People and turtles --
A conservation vision for turtles --
What kinds of turtles are found in your state?
Series Title: A Wormsloe Foundation nature book.
Responsibility: by Kurt Buhlmann, Tracey Tuberville, and Whit Gibbons.
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Covering forty-five species of turtles, this guide provides descriptions of each species and its habitat. It includes information about the importance of turtle conservation and the biology,  Read more...

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"This very accessible, informative, and beautiful book will be appreciated by turtle enthusiasts living anywhere in the U.S."--"Southeastern Naturalist"

 
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