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Lizards : a natural history of some uncommon creatures--extraordinary chameleons, iguanas, geckos, and more

Author: David P Badger; John Netherton
Publisher: St. Paul, MN : Voyageur Press, 2006, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Overview: Lizards showcases some 30 of the most fascinating lizards, including chameleons, geckos, skinks, anoles, iguanas, Komodos, and other monitors, and more.
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David P Badger; John Netherton
ISBN: 0760325790 9780760325797
OCLC Number: 71317814
Description: 160 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Lizards And Humans --
Physical Characteristics And Behavior --
Shape and size --
Skin and coloration --
Limbs and locomotion --
Eyes and vision --
Ears and hearing --
Smell and taste --
Teeth and venom --
Tails and autotomy --
Internal anatomy --
Thermoregulation --
Reproduction --
Communication --
Defense strategies --
Predation --
Hibernation --
Families And Species --
Jackson's chameleon --
Panther chameleon --
Flap-necked chameleon --
Mountain chameleon --
Green anole --
Jamaican giant anole --
Madagascan giant day gecko --
Crested gecko --
Leopard gecko --
Fat-tailed gecko --
Namib Desert gecko --
Five-lined skink --
Prehensile-tailed skink --
Gila monster --
Eastern glass lizard --
Short-horned lizard --
Collared lizard --
Six-lined racerunner --
Fence lizard --
Granite spiny lizard --
Lava lizards --
Green iguana --
Marine iguana --
Galapagos land iguanas --
Rhinoceros iguana --
Black tree monitor --
Gould's monitor --
Crocodile monitor --
Komodo dragon --
Lizard Conservation --
Bibliography --
Index --
About the author and photographer.
Other Titles: Natural history of some uncommon creatures--extraordinary chameleons, iguanas, geckos, and more
Responsibility: text by David Badger ; photography by John Netherton.

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Overview: Lizards showcases some 30 of the most fascinating lizards, including chameleons, geckos, skinks, anoles, iguanas, Komodos, and other monitors, and more.

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