National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Reptiles and Amphibians (Paperback)

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The most comprehensive field guide available to the reptiles and amphibians of North America--a must-have for any enthusiast's day pack or home library--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature lovers.

Featuring a durable vinyl binding and over 600 full-color identification photographs organized for quick access, the National Audubon Society Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians is the perfect companion in the field. This compact volume contains:

--Background information on evolution, anatomy, physiology, habitats, and life cycles of a range of reptile and amphibian families.
--A detailed look at how reptiles and amphibians survive-how they eat, move around, defend themselves, and combat temperature extremes.
--Examinations of metamorphosis, growth and longevity, and vocalization techniques.
--Practical advice on how to responsibly study reptiles and amphibians in the wild or care for them as pets.

About the Author


Professor F. Wayne King is the curator herpetology at the Florida Museum of Natural History.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780394508245
ISBN-10: 0394508246
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Publication Date: November 12th, 1979
Pages: 744
Language: English
Series: National Audubon Society Field Guides (Paperback)