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Auteur(s): Carl H. Ernst, Jeffrey E. Lovich and Roger W. Barbour
-Identification of turtles and tortoises
-Leatherback sea turtles
-Musk and mud turtles
-Semiaquatic pond and marsh turtles
The book is the most comprehensive comilation on North American turtles ever attempted and achieved, and would be the first and foremost reference on the shelf of any person interested in North American turtles.
It provides turtle enthusiasts with what they need in order to understand and love one of the most fascinating of all creatures.
This book is a monumental work. It will undoubtedly serve as the standard reference to North American turtles for the next generation of biologists. Every serious vertebrate biologist on the continent will want a copy.
For all turtle aficionados, this comprehensive review is the first of its kind published in the last twenty-five years. Recognition, karyotype, fossil, record. distribution, geographic variation, confusing species, habitat, behavior, reproduction, biology, growth and longevity, food habits, populations, and a key to species identification are discussed for fifty-six species.
This book will be enjoyed by all kinds of herpers-not just turtle lovers. It is a handsome addition to any hobbyist’s library.
It is set to be the standard work on turtles for many a year to come.