Download e-book for iPad: Amphibians and reptiles (Naturalists' Handbooks Book 31) by Trevor J. C. Beebee

By Trevor J. C. Beebee

ISBN-10: 0007308620

ISBN-13: 9780007308620

ISBN-10: 1907807454

ISBN-13: 9781907807459

Amphibians and reptiles is a finished consultant to the local and non-native species of amphibian and reptile present in the British Isles. Professor Trevor Beebee covers the biology, ecology, conservation and identity of the British herpetofauna, and gives keys for the identity of grownup and immature newts and newt eggs, larvae and metamorphs; frog and toad adults and metamorphs, spawn and larvae; grownup and hatchling limbed lizards; and grownup snakes. Distribution maps are integrated for all species, and the e-book is illustrated all through with color photos and figures.

The aim of this ebook is to motivate readers to increase their very own ecological stories, to this finish, the writer summarises the present nation of data of reptile and amphibian biology, together with behaviour, breeding, habitat choice, migration and improvement, and gives rules for learn tasks which may be undertaken to extra what's recognized. A bankruptcy is dedicated to the practicalities paintings with amphibians and reptiles, together with licensing necessities. examine ideas, together with survey tools resembling evening searches for newts and bottle trapping, are mentioned intimately, and attention is given to equipment of information analysis.

Author royalties from this ebook were donated to Amphibian and Reptile Conservation.

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