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Naturalist S Guide To The Reptiles Of India

Author : Indraneil Das
ISBN : 1909612812
Genre : Reptiles
File Size : 76.45 MB
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This easy-to-use identification guide to the 280 reptile species most commonly seen in India (covering Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and the Maldives) is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High-quality photographs from the region's top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers climate and vegetation, snake-bite management and a glossary. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the reptiles of India encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific name, and IUCN status.
Category: Reptiles

The Young Naturalist S Guide To Florida

Author : Peggy Lantz
ISBN : 9781561643776
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 69.14 MB
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A completely updated edition discusses the most interesting plants, birds, insects, and reptiles that inhabit Florida's wild regions, including the coral reefs, salt marshes, and the Everglades. Original.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

A Naturalist S Guide To The Tropics

Author : Marco Lambertini
ISBN : 0226468283
Genre : Nature
File Size : 33.29 MB
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Beautifully illustrated throughout with color plates, photographs, and drawings, this volume is a comprehensive introduction to the natural history of the tropics worldwide. 59 color photos. 21 maps.
Category: Nature

A Field Guide To The Reptiles Of Thailand

Author : Tanya Chan-ard
ISBN : 9780199876181
Genre : Science
File Size : 43.4 MB
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Thailand is home to over 350 species of reptiles, consisting of many kinds of turtles and tortoises, lizards, snakes and crocodiles. With its extensive network of protected areas, Thailand is one of the richest and most ecologically diverse countries in the world. However, many of these species are being threatened more than ever before, including habitat loss caused by agricultural expansion and intensification, and from wildlife trade. For herpetologists and naturalists, understanding the reptiles of Thailand is now more important than ever before. With A Field Guide to the Reptiles of Thailand, Tanya Chan-ard, John Parr, and Jarujin Nabhitabhata present the definitive resource for identifying and understanding all known species of reptile in the region. It is the only updated and complete guide to the country's reptilian life in existence. The book contains an account of every species, complete with nomenclature, color illustrations, and range maps of known locations. The accounts include discussion of behavior, morphological measurements, and habitat, as well as the most current information on each species' conservation status. The authors explain the current system of classifying the threat level of endangerment, making the presented information and terminology understandable and useful. The introduction to the book discusses the history of herpetology in Thailand, as well as its climate, physiography, and zoogeography. A section on how to use the guide most effectively has also been included to make the book accessible to a wide range of both scientists and nature enthusiasts. A Field Guide to the Reptiles of Thailand is the definitive and most comprehensive resource for herpetologists, naturalists, and conservationists working in Thailand.
Category: Science

The Book Of Snakes

Author : Mark O'Shea
ISBN : 9780226459394
Genre : Nature
File Size : 80.92 MB
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For millennia, humans have regarded snakes with an exceptional combination of fascination and revulsion. Some people recoil in fear at the very suggestion of these creatures, while others happily keep them as pets. Snakes can convey both beauty and menace in a single tongue flick and so these creatures have held a special place in our cultures. Yet, for as many meanings that we attribute to snakes—from fertility and birth to sin and death—the real-life species represent an even wider array of wonders. The Book of Snakes presents 600 species of snakes from around the world, covering nearly one in six of all snake species. It will bring greater understanding of a group of reptiles that have existed for more than 160 million years, and that now inhabit every continent except Antarctica, as well as two of the great oceans. This volume pairs spectacular photos with easy-to-digest text. It is the first book on these creatures that combines a broad, worldwide sample with full-color, life-size accounts. Entries include close-ups of the snake’s head and a section of the snake at actual size. The detailed images allow readers to examine the intricate scale patterns and rainbow of colors as well as special features like a cobra’s hood or a rattlesnake’s rattle. The text is written for laypeople and includes a glossary of frequently used terms. Herpetologists and herpetoculturists alike will delight in this collection, and even those with a more cautious stance on snakes will find themselves drawn in by the wild diversity of the suborder Serpentes.
Category: Nature

India Wildlife

Author : James Kavanagh
ISBN : 158355940X
Genre : Nature
File Size : 40.58 MB
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Beyond the famed Taj Mahal lies the lure of India's jungles, beaches, mountains and plains. Millions of visitors each year seek personal experiences with tigers, elephants and camels, or trek to spectacular landscapes such as the Himalayas. This laminated, full-color illustrated folding guide depicts more than 100 of the most familiar animal species likely to be encountered. Lightweight and durable, Waterford Press' Pocket Field Guides remain essential gear for adventurers headed for the world's great eco-destinations.
Category: Nature

The Book Of Indian Reptiles And Amphibians

Author : J. C. Daniel
ISBN : 0195660994
Genre : Nature
File Size : 83.69 MB
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This new title covers the curious world of reptiles and amphibians, both common and rare, found in the Indian faunal limits. There has been no book to rival J C Daniel's earlier Book of Indian Reptiles, also published by the Bombay Natural History Society in 1983. He has now presented an entirely new text of not only a large number of reptiles, but has also described frogs, toads, and other amphibians, a much neglected group that is revealed in this book as picturesque, and biologically interesting as any other group of animals. This book contains field observations and photographs, and descriptions of 175 species including 53 snakes, 45 lizards of various groups, 31 tortoises and turtles, and 45 amphibians. Almost each species has been illustrated with the line drawings, photographs and reproductions of paintings from the Journal of the BNHS. The book satisfies professional zoologists, amateur naturalists, students and the interested general reader alike. There is a reference section with reptiles and amphibians listed separately. Photographic contributions from several members of the BNHS, add contemporary appeal to this exciting new field guide, which also contains snippets of historical information.
Category: Nature

Snakes Of India

Author : Romulus Whitaker
ISBN : STANFORD:36105122020774
Genre : Reptiles
File Size : 21.11 MB
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Category: Reptiles