Amphibians and Reptiles of the Carolinas and Virginia, 2nd Ed (Paperback)
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Amphibians and Reptiles of the Carolinas and Virginia, 2nd Ed (Paperback)

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Paperback 288 Pages / Published: 30/05/2010
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This title now includes 30 additional species. Revised and updated to reflect the most current science, and including 30 new species, this authoritative and comprehensive volume is the definitive guide to the amphibians and reptiles of the Carolinas and Virginia. The new edition features 189 species of salamanders, frogs, crocodilians, turtles, lizards, and snakes, with updated color photographs, descriptions, and distribution maps for each species. It is an indispensable guide for zoologists, amateur naturalists, environmentalists, backpackers, campers, hikers, and everyone interested in the outdoors.

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807871126
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 531 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 19 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition


MEDIA REVIEWS
The only book that includes a comprehensive guide to all amphibians and reptiles specific to the Carolinas and Virginia. . . . A useful resource for the general public, natural historians, and herpetologists for years to come.--Virginia Libraries


An excellent source for anyone interested in amphibians and/or reptiles of the eastern US. . . . Highly recommended.--Choice


A truly scientific history of the reptiles and amphibians of our region. . . . Amphibians and Reptiles of the Carolinas and Virginia will do much to encourage an interest in lizards, turtles, snakes, salamanders, and alligators and allay fears and correct superstitions about them. It should be in the library of all amateur naturalists, students and teachers.--Raleigh News & Observer


With text by four biologists and brilliant photographs by Jack Dermid, the book provides a nose-to-the-ground look at 159 species in three states. . . . This is one wildlife guide that isn't afraid to shed its scientific skin and tell it like it is.--Richmond News Leader


This authoritative and comprehensive volume is the definitive guide to the amphibians and reptiles of the Carolinas and Virginia. . . . An indispensable guide for zoologists, amateur naturalists, environmentalists, backpackers, campers, hikers, and everyone interested in the outdoors.--Southeastern Naturalist


This handy reference guide makes identification a snap. . . . The volume works its real magic by helping us change the way we view lizards and newts, opening our eyes to the 'hidden' biodiversity that surrounds us on every side.--Virginia Wildlife


This collection of. . . color photographs, fact summaries, and range maps will be reference and refuge for reptile lovers.--Southern Living

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