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Tortoises and turtles

Author: Vincenzo Ferri; Anna Bennett
Publisher: Willowdale, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2002, ©1999.
Series: Firefly guide.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive guide to turtles and tortoises including habitat, dimensions, biology and behavior.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Field guides
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ferri, Vincenzo.
Tortoises and turtles.
Willowdale, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2002, ©1999
(OCoLC)664502661
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vincenzo Ferri; Anna Bennett
ISBN: 1552096319 9781552096314
OCLC Number: 47870012
Notes: Translated from the original Italian 1999 ed., Tutto tartarughe e testuggini, by Anna Bennett.
Description: 255 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Living in a shell --
Origins and evolution --
Classification of living species --
Biological features --
Problems of conservation --
Seas and oceans --
Palearctic subregion --
Afrotropical region --
Oriental region --
Nearctic subregion --
Neotropical region --
Australian region.
Series Title: Firefly guide.
Other Titles: Turtles and tortoises
Turtles & tortoises
Responsibility: Vincenzo Ferri.
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This is a comprehensive field guide to 190 land, marine and freshwater turtles and tortoises, describing the physical and biological characteristics of the majority of species and illustrating them,  Read more...

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This is an excellent guide for young and old, that will solve the mystery of that turtle sunning itself.--Robert E. Hoopes"Wildlife Activist" (08/01/2002) A worldwide field guide with excellent Read more...

 
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