A Field Guide to Reptiles & Amphibians: Eastern and Central North America

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1998 - Nature - 616 pages
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Sponsored by the National Audubon Society, the National Wildlife Federation, and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute America's Best-Selling Field Guides The Peterson Identification System Roger Tory Peterson's unique system shows exactly what features to look for to tell one species from another. Ease of Use Peterson Field Guides are designed to work in the field, and every illustration, every word, is directed to that end. The Authors and Illustrators For each Field Guide, an author with expertise in the subject and an experienced artist work closely with the editors to ensure that both text and illustrations are accurate. A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians This newly designed field guide features detailed descriptions of 595 species and subspecies. The 656 full-color illustrations and 384 drawings show key details for accurate identification. More than 100 color photographs and 333 color distribution maps accompany the species descriptions.
 

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Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars.

The late JOSEPH T. COLLINS was the herpetologist with the Kansas Biological Survey and emeritus at the University of Kansas Natural History Museum, where he worked for thirty years. He was founder and director of the Center for North American Herpetology and author of many articles and books, most recently Amphibians, Reptiles, and Turtles in Kansas (2010; with Suzanne L. Collins and Travis W. Taggart).

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