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Handbook of Turtles
The Turtles of the United States, Canada, and Baja California
Archie Carr
Handbook of Turtles (first published in 1952) gives a comprehensive summary of 79 species and subspecies of North American turtles.



Handbook of Lizards
Lizards of the United States and of Canada
Hobart M. 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 specialists.



Australian Snakes
A Natural History
Rick Shine
Drawing on years of experience and an impressive grasp of the literature, Richard Shine covers the day-to-day lives of snakes, discussing their anatomy, evolution, and habitat, and describing their behavior, sex habits, life history, and...



Handbook of Snakes of the United States and Canada
Albert Hazen Wright, Anna Allen Wright
Volume II includes species accounts of nineteen species, from Oxybelis (pike-headed tree snakes) to Sistrurus (ground rattlesnakes, pigmy rattlesnakes, and massasaugas), as well as a glossary and an index for both volumes.



Handbook of Snakes of the United States and Canada
Albert Hazen Wright, Anna Allen Wright
Volume I features an introductory section covering biology and behavior, an informative foreword by Jonathan A. Campbell updating the nomenclature, and in-depth accounts of 29 snake species, from Leptotyphlopidae (blind snakes) to Opheodrys (green snakes).



Handbook of Snakes of the United States and Canada
Two-Volume Set
Albert Hazen Wright, Anna Allen Wright
Across the two volumes of Handbook of Snakes of the United States and Canada are accounts of more than three hundred species and subspecies, accompanied by photographs, drawings, and distribution maps.



Handbook of Salamanders
The Salamanders of the United States, of Canada, and of Lower California
Sherman C. Bishop
In this book—first published in 1943—Sherman C. Bishop discusses in a lively but authoritative manner the 126 species and subspecies of salamanders that are known to exist in the United States, Canada, and Baja California.



Fish Watching
An Outdoor Guide to Freshwater Fishes
C. Lavett Smith
Who hasn't stopped along the banks of a stream to look for fish? Anyone who wants to enjoy fish in their own world will want this lavishly illustrated guide to a new kind of nature study. An expert whose passionate interest in fish is contagious, C...



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