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Lizards, Crocodiles, and Turtles of Honduras Systematics, Distribution, and Conservation
ISBN: PB: 9780674984165, Harvard University Press, September 2018
256 pp., 25.4x17.1 cm, 101 colour illus., 197 halftones, 89 maps, 14 tables
Based on years of field work and the examination of thousands of museum specimens, "The Lizards, Crocodiles, and Turtles of Honduras" is the final installment of a series of volumes by James R. McCranie documenting the amphibians and reptiles of Hond...
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£32,00
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Anoles of Honduras Systematics, Distribution, and Conservation
ISBN: PB: 9780674504417, Harvard University Press, February 2015
300 pp., 25.4x17 cm, 85 colour photographs, 33 halftones, 44 maps
The lizard genus Anolis contains more species than any other genus of reptile, bird, or mammal. Caribbean members of this group have been intensively studied and have become a model system for the study of ecology, evolution, and biogeography, but kn...
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Life in a Shell A Physiologist's View of a Turtle
ISBN: PB: 9780674072305, Harvard University Press, March 2013
192 pp., 23.6x15.6 cm, 11 halftones, 12 line illus.
Trundling along in essentially the same form for some 220 million years, turtles have seen dinosaurs come and go, mammals emerge, and humankind expand its dominion. Is it any wonder the persistent reptile bested the hare? In this engaging book physio...
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Fruit, the Tree, and the Serpent Why We See So Well
ISBN: PB: 9780674061965, Harvard University Press, September 2011
224 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 3 tables, 33 line illus.
From the temptation of Eve to the venomous murder of the mighty Thor, the serpent appears throughout time and cultures as a figure of mischief and misery. The worldwide prominence of snakes in religion, myth, and folklore underscores our deep connect...
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£16,00
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Mean and Lowly Things Snakes, Science, and Survival in the Congo
ISBN: PB: 9780674048423, Harvard University Press, May 2010
336 pp., 20.1x13.2 cm
In 2005 Kate Jackson ventured into the remote swamp forests of the northern Congo to collect reptiles and amphibians. Her camping equipment was rudimentary, her knowledge of Congolese customs even more so. She knew how to string a net and set a pitfa...
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£15,00
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Smaller Majority
ISBN: PB: 9780674025622, Harvard University Press, October 2007
288 pp., 23.6x23.4 cm, 450 colour illus.
Smaller, on average, than a human finger, creatures climbing, scampering, and flying out of sight make up 99 percent of all animal life visible to the naked eye. This is the "smaller majority" that we meet eye-to-eye, often for the first time and cer...
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£25,00
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