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  1. Amphibians and Reptiles of the Carolinas and Virginia, 2nd Ed
    Amphibians and Reptiles of the Carolinas and Virginia, 2nd Ed
    Amphibians and Reptiles of the Carolinas and Virginia, 2nd Ed
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  2. Amphibians and Reptiles of the Carolinas and Virginia, 2nd Ed

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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.

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Country
USA
Binding
Paperback
Brand
Brand: The University of North Carolina Press
EAN
9780807871126
Edition
2
Feature
Used Book in Good Condition
ISBN
0807871125
IsEligibleForTradeIn
1
Label
The University of North Carolina Press
Manufacturer
The University of North Carolina Press
MPN
221 colour photographs, 3 tables, 172 ma
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
288
PartNumber
221 colour photographs, 3 tables, 172 ma
PublicationDate
2010-05-03
Publisher
The University of North Carolina Press
Studio
The University of North Carolina Press
ReleaseDate
0000-00-00
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

A very good introductory book, but it should include all subbspecies. There is also room in the coverage of the anole to discuss the "roach" on the back of the neck of breeding males. There needs to be a photo of this, because if you encounter one, you might think it is a different species, as I did this summer (thank goodness for the internet!). One small criticism is the description of the box turtle as having a brown carapace. This should read "brown to jet black". There is definitely a good percentage of Caroilna's box turtles that have BLACK shells !
This book is exactly what I wanted to help me identify common reptiles and amphibians in my area. Concise info. Good photos.
This is a perfect book for identifying reptiles and amphibians in the mid-Atlantic region. I live on a farm and spend a lot of time outdoors, so I encounter critters a lot. This book is the first one I grab to look up details on natural history, ranges, details of their ecology, etc. I also go hiking and backpacking a lot, and see things that I want to look up when I get back home. I have several field guides for both reptiles and amphibians, but having a regional guide narrows down the choices, and also shows the local/regional details for species whose ranges extend beyond this region, especially those that show a lot of subspecific/regional phenotypic variation. I have a copy of the first edition, and the changes in the taxonomy (splitting of salamanders, e.g.) makes this one a great book for the recent changes. Good pictures, good range maps, good natural history details-- that's exactly what you want in a guide like this.
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