Crocodiles of Australia
Uncover the 'private life' of crocodiles, with comprehensive studies on reproduction, growth, movement, behavior, habitats and foods. In the laboratory, the authors have explored the anatomy, physiology and embryology of these fascinating animals. They also examine attacks on humans, the history of crocodile hunting and crocodile farming, surveying, catching and handling.
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