Sea turtles : a complete guide to their biology, behavior, and conservation (Book, 2004) []
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Sea turtles : a complete guide to their biology, behavior, and conservation

Sea turtles : a complete guide to their biology, behavior, and conservation

Author: James R Spotila
Publisher: Baltimore ; London : Johns Hopkins University Press, cop. 2004.
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Illustrated with stunning color photographs by the world's leading nature photographers, Sea Turtles will inform and inspire readers of all ages everywhere.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James R Spotila
ISBN: 0801880076 9780801880070
OCLC Number: 491654911
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Awards: Winner of PROSE Award for Excellence in Biological & Life Science 2005 (United States)
Winner of National Outdoor Book Award 2005 (United States)
Description: 1 vol. (X-227 p.) : ill. en coul., carte, jaquette ill. en coul. ; 29 cm
Contents: PrefaceChapter 1. Introduction: The Seven SwimmersChapter 2. Life Cycles: From Sand to SeaChapter 3. Biology: Under the ShellChapter 4. History: The Ancient LineageChapter 5. Conservation: An Uncertain FutureChapter 6. Green Turtles: The Grass EatersChapter 7. Hawksbills: The Sponge EatersChapter 8. Olive Ridleys: A Phenomenon of NatureChapter 9. Kemp's Ridleys: The Rarest of AllChapter 10. Loggerheads: A Crushing JawChapter 11. Flatbacks: Australia's TurtleChapter 12. Leatherbacks: The Giant MarinerChapter 13. Conclusion: Dreaming of Eden Sources and Suggested ReadingIndex
Responsibility: James R. Spotila.


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In this comprehensive guide, [Spotila] treats in detail the seven species: green turtles, hawksbills, olive ridleys, Kemp's ridleys, loggerheads, flatbacks, and leatherbacks. Each chapter includes Read more...

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