Reptiles and Amphibians For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, May 9, 2011 - Pets - 360 pages
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Packed with tips to care for your special critter

Choose the right lizard, turtle, or snake - and give your pet the best care

Fanatical about frogs? Gaga over geckos? This essential guide tells you what you must know before you own a reptile or amphibian, with authoritative advice on everything from proper caging and feeding to health care, socializing, transporting, and more. You'll find out about the different species, normal and abnormal behavior, the basics of breeding, and complying with laws.

The Dummies Way
* Explanations in plain English
* "Get in, get out" information
* Icons and other navigational aids
* Tear-out cheat sheet
* Top ten lists
* A dash of humor and fun
 

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Contents

Title
0 Yo ant a Re tile or Am hibian?
Chapter 2 Deciding which Herp Is Right for
Reptiles 101
Tailed or Not The Basic Amphibian
Fin in Your He and ettin
Handling Your Herp
In r inBic
Do the Locomotion
Qpen Wide Feeding Hydration and Health
An Apple or Mouse a Day Keeps the yet Ayyay
Hoyy Long Can This Relationship Last?
The Bir s an the Bees and Le alities
How Long Will This Take?
Keeping It Legal
The Part of Tens

Giving Your Herp a Home in the Great Qutdoors
Let There Be Light and Heat

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About the author (2011)

Patricia Bartlett has coauthored more than 35 books on reptiles and amphibians with her husband, Richard. She contributes regularly to Reptile and Amphibian Hobbyist.

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