Familiar Reptiles and Amphibians

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
ISBN: CORNELL:31924052393208
Release Date: 1988
Genre: Nature

Shows and describes frogs, toads, turtles, lizards, skinks, salamanders, newts, alligators, and snakes

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Fishes

Author: Carter Rowell Gilbert
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: UCSD:31822031641665
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Nature

Covering both freshwater and saltwater species, this fully revised edition brings a new level of accuracy and usefulness to the original fishes field guide published over 20 years ago. Over 700 new full-color photographs, 286 black-and-white illustrations, and 637 maps combine to make this book the most comprehensive field guide available to the fishes of North America. •635 species covered in detail, with notes on 771 more •723 full-color identification photographs •286 black-and-white illustrations •Visual organization of species photographs by shape for easy identification •Range map for each species •Glossary of useful terms

Field Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles of California

Author: Robert C. Stebbins
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520949973
Release Date: 2012-09-04
Genre: Nature

This user-friendly guide is the only complete resource that identifies and describes all the amphibians and reptiles—salamanders, frogs and toads, lizards, snakes, and tortoises and turtles—that live in California. The species are described in richly detailed accounts that include range maps, lifelike color paintings by Robert C. Stebbins, clear drawings of various life stages including eggs, notes on natural history, and conservation status. Easy-to-use keys for every order help identify species, and informative chapters cover more general topics including evolution, habitat loss, and photography. Throughout, anecdotes and observations reveal new insights into the lives of California’s abundant but often hidden amphibians and reptiles.

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Florida

Author: Peter Alden
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
ISBN: UCSC:32106018375318
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Nature

Identifies one thousand types of Florida's plant and animal life, offers an overview of its natural history, and describes the state's beaches, parks, preserves, and forests