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The new encyclopedia of reptiles and amphibians

Author: Tim Halliday; Kraig Adler
Publisher: Oxford, U.K. ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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" ... combine[s] scientific research with easy to read essays thus appealing simultaneously to a general audience interested in natural history and to specialists requiring an accurate up to date reference work."
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
New encyclopedia of reptiles and amphibians.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2002
(OCoLC)50301548
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Halliday; Kraig Adler
ISBN: 9780191728099 0191728098
OCLC Number: 265717536
Language Note: English.
Notes: Title from title screen (Oxford reference online premium, viewed Jan. 11, 2010).
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations, color maps
Contents: INTRODUCTION; WHAT IS AN AMPHIBIAN?; 1. Caecilians; 2. Salamanders and Newts; 3. Frogs and Toads; WHAT IS A REPTILE?; 4. Turtles and Tortoises; LIZARDS; 5. Iguanas; 6. Gekkos; 7. Lacertid Lizards; 8. Skinks; 9. Monitors; SNAKES; 10. Pythons; 11. Boas; 12. Blind Snakes; 13. Colubrids; 14. Elapids; 15. Vipers; 16. Worm-Lizards; 17. Tuatara; CROCODILIANS; 18. Alligators; 19. Crocodiles; 20. Gharial; Bibliography; Glossary; Index
Responsibility: edited by Tim Halliday and Kraig Adler.

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There has been a huge surge of interest in reptiles and amphibians over the past few years. This title provides up-to-date research to give an overview, complete with colour photographs, on all  Read more...

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