Reptiles and Amphibians

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Macmillan, Apr 14, 2001 - Nature - 160 pages
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This guide to the snakes, frogs, turtles, and salamanders of North America aids in the identification of 212 species. Learn:


- How to tell the difference between reptiles and amphibians

- How and where to find them

- How to separate fact from fable


Reptiles and Amphibians includes full-color illustrations, up-to-date range maps, and a host of fascinating facts about these interesting and unusual animals.


Using clear text and detailed illustrations, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press present accurate information in a handy format for the beginner to the expert. These guides focus on what your students are really going to see. They are easy to use: detailed, full-color illustrations, text, and maps are all in one place. They are easy to understand: accurate, accessible information is simplified without being misrepresented. They are authoritative, containing up-to-date information written experts and checked by specialists. And they are portable: handy and lightweight, designed to fit in a pocket and be carried anywhere.

  

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Contents

Studying Reptiles and Amphibians
11
TURTLES Bony or leathery shell Four limbs short
18
SNAKES Long flexible body legless Scales
70
ALLIGATORS and CROCODILES Large lizard
114
Scientific Names 155157
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Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.

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