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Cusco Amazónico
The Lives of Amphibians and Reptiles in an Amazonian Rainforest
William E. Duellman
"Assays of assemblages of amphibians and reptiles provide important information on community structure in the tropics. These ectothermic organisms are highly responsive to slight differences in the environment and to seasonal differences, such as...

The Venomous Reptiles of the Western Hemisphere
Jonathan A. Campbell, William W. Lamar
An essential, 2-volume reference for everyone interested in herpetology—professional herpetologists and their students conducting research in the classroom, at the zoo, and in the field, as well as amateurs.

Life-Histories of the Frogs of Okefinokee Swamp, Georgia
North American Salientia (Anura) No. 2
Albert Hazen Wright
"Whether you spell it as Okefinokee like Wright (1931) or Okefenokee like The New Georgia Guide (1996), the big swamp nestled in the southeastern corner of Georgia and northern edge of Florida with its distinctive flora, fauna, and natural history is...

Fish Behavior in the Aquarium and in the Wild
Stéphan Reebs, Stephan Reebs
A home aquarium seems a peaceful place. Gazing at its inhabitants as they swim slowly through their small universe is a soothing, even hypnotic, experience. But this seeming tranquillity is only surface deep. Like their wild counterparts, these...

Amphibians and Reptiles of Pennsylvania and the Northeast
Arthur C. Hulse, Ellen Censky, C.J. McCoy
Until now, no detailed treatment of the Pennsylvania herpetofauna has ever been published, nor have recent books dealt with the herpetofauna of the entire northeastern United States. Amphibians and Reptiles of Pennsylvania and the Northeast is a...

A Field Guide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of the Maya World
The Lowlands of Mexico, Northern Guatemala, and Belize
Julian C. Lee
The Yucatán Peninsula is today divided among Belize, Guatemala, and Mexico. Travelers to this region discover both astonishing archaeological sites and a stunning array of wildlife, including crocodiles, turtles, lizards, snakes, frogs, toads, and...

Parasites of North American Freshwater Fishes
Glenn L. Hoffman
"A remarkable accomplishment. . . . [This volume] has been and will continue to be a major force advancing freshwater fish parasitology."—Ernest H. Williams Jr., from the Foreword This thoroughly revised and updated edition of a classic reference...

Australian Frogs
A Natural History
Michael J. Tyler
"This book is an outstanding contribution to our understanding and enjoyment of frogs by an eminent leader in the field of amphibian biology. It is written in an engaging style, which reflects the author's long interest in popularizing natural history...

Handbook of Frogs and Toads of the United States and Canada
Albert Hazen Wright, Anna Allen Wright
This widely used handbook, the third edition of which was originally published in 1949, includes accounts of more than 100 species and subspecies cover such topics as common and scientific names, range, habitat, size, and general appearance, as well as color, structure, voice, and breeding.

Handbook of Lizards
Lizards of the United States and of Canada
Hobart M. Smith, Hobart Smith
The most thorough treatment of lizards of the United States and Canada when first published in 1946, Handbook of Lizards has become a landmark among herpetologists and lizard...

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