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Reptiles And Amphibians

Author : Mark O'Shea
ISBN : 9781405357937
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 21. 97 MB
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A new edition of the clearest, most authoritative guide to reptiles and amphibians you will find From the Tomato Frog to the Cornsnake, discover over 400 species of reptiles and amphibians from around the world. 600 incredible photos, annotations and detailed descriptions highlighting chief characteristics and distinguishing marks will help you to identify different species quickly and easily. Covers everything from anatomy and lifecycle to behaviour and includes maps showing you the geographical distribution of each species. Perfect for nature lovers.

Rocks And Minerals

Author : Chris Pellant
ISBN : 1405359889
Genre : Minerals
File Size : 53. 5 MB
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A new edition of the clearest, most authoritative guide to rocks and minerals 600 incredible photos, precise annotations and detailed descriptions - from the distinguishing features of rocks, to which crystal system and mineral belongs to. This DK Handbook will help you identify different rocks and minerals quickly and easily. Covers everything from what rocks or minerals are to how they are classified and how to start a collection. Perfect for rocks and mineral lovers and an excellent comprehensive guide for collectors.

Snakes And Other Reptiles And Amphibians

Author : Chris Mattison
ISBN : 1465421033
Genre : Nature
File Size : 72. 76 MB
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Features individual profiles of members of every major group of snake, reptile, and amphibian.

Amphibians And Reptiles Of Delmarva

Author : James Francis White
ISBN : 0870335960
Genre : Amphibians
File Size : 89. 21 MB
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Because of its geographic position and its geologic past, the Delmarva Peninsula is a transition zone between the northern and southern sections of the Atlantic Coast of North America. The north-south influences result in a high diversity of species of plants and animals, including amphibians and reptiles. Delmarva's amphibians and reptiles are overlooked by the vast majority of people living in the area. Many have never heard a northern spring peeper call or seen a salamander, even though a breeding chorus of peepers is common in the spring and salamanders are residents of most woodlands in Delmarva. Misconceptions also abound. For example, people sometimes think they have seen "cottonmouths" (water moccasins) on Delmarva, though this venomous species is not known to occur north of the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. Other common fallacies are the belief that snakes are slimy or that handling a toad can cause warts. This updated field guide to amphibians and reptiles of Delmarva will be useful to everyone interested in these fascinating creaturesfrom the curious child who brings home a salamander, to students, experienced naturalists, and professionals in need of life history, behavioral, and distributional information on Delmarva's amphibians (salamanders and frogs) and reptiles (turtles, lizards, and snakes). Seventy-three species are included in this second editionseventy known to occur on Delmarva and three that the authors believe either occur there or once did. Outstanding color plates aid in identifying the species.

Amphibians And Reptiles

Author : Katharine Hall
ISBN : 9781628555516
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 62. 64 MB
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What makes a frog an amphibian but a snake a reptile? Both classes may lay eggs, but they have different skin coverings and breathe in different ways. Pages of fun facts will help kids identify each animal in the class like a pro after reading the fourth book in Arbordale’s Compare and Contrast series. Similar to Polar Bears and Penguins, Clouds and Trees; Amphibians and Reptiles uses stunning photographs and simple non-fiction text to get kids thinking about the similarities and differences between these two animal classes.

Firefly Encyclopedia Of Reptiles And Amphibians

Author : Chris Mattison
ISBN : 1770855939
Genre : Nature
File Size : 67. 38 MB
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The definitive single-volume reference for the 21st century.

Lizard Care From A To Z

Author : Richard D. Bartlett
ISBN : 0764138901
Genre : Pets
File Size : 53. 33 MB
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An alphabetically arranged guide to lizard care that provides information on how to keep lizards active and healthy in captivity and includes color photographs, illustrations, a glossary, and a bibliography.

Trees

Author : Allen J. Coombes
ISBN : MINN:31951D009148963
Genre : Nature
File Size : 20. 41 MB
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A field guide to trees around the world, each depicted by a full-color photograph with a caption that describes key features and points of differentiation

Encyclopedia Of Animals Reptiles

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ISBN : 1783420626
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Amphibians

Author : Robert Hofrichter
ISBN : UVA:X004527223
Genre : Nature
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Collects essays of thirty-seven European scientists on the biology and ecology of the Amphibian species, from tree frogs to sand toads.

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