Reptiles and Amphibians

Reptiles and Amphibians : The Visual Guide to More Than 400 Species from Around the World

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Authoritative text crystal-clear photography and a systematic approach make the Dorling Kindersley "Handbook of Reptiles and Amphibians" the most comprehensive and easy-to-use pocket guide to the reptiles and amphibians of the world. Packed with over 600 full-color photographs of more than 400 varieties it is designed to cut through the complicated identification process and enable you to recognize a species instantly. Identification Made Easy Each entry combines a precise description with fully annotated photographs to highlight the chief characteristics and distinguishing features of each species. A comprehensive introduction - describes the anatomy life cycle and behavior of the major groups of reptiles and amphibians while the initial stages of identification are made straightforward by a clear visual key. In-Depth Information - Each entry in the Dorling Kindersley "Handbook of Reptiles and Amphibians" is accompanied by a map showing the geographical distribution of the species while the text and color-coded bands give the internationally scientific name and provide at-a-glance information on size diet habitat reproduction and population status. A concise glossary explains all technical and scientific terms used.show more

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  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 146 x 206 x 22mm | 480.82g
  • Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • DK
  • London, United Kingdom
  • colour photographs
  • 0751327522
  • 9780751327526
  • 1,353,842

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