Reptiles, Amphibians, and Invertebrates: An Identification and Care Guide
Barron's Educational Series, 2001 - Pets - 279 pages
Hobbyists will appreciate this pictorial identification guide and basic husbandry manual covering more than 250 species, subspecies, and color morphs of reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates. All animals shown in this volume can be purchased at pet stores and other outlets. The authors advise on the do â€š's and don â€š'ts of purchasing, proper caging, and correct feeding. Each animal profile includes the species â€š' place of origin, its size from hatchling to adult, lifespan, and general behavior traits. A wide array of animals are covered â€š--snakes, lizards, skinks, geckos, turtles and tortoises, frogs, toads, salamanders, tarantulas, scorpions, mantids, crabs â€š--and even cockroaches. 269 color illustrations.
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