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

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A portable and comprehensive field guide to the reptiles and amphibians of North America, featuring over 600 full-color photographs and detailed background information on the region's most fascinating species.

Reptiles & Amphibians features:
--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)