Best Reptile Zoology Books
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1. Dinosaur Era – Primary Story Journal: Dotted Midline and Picture Space | Grades K-2 School Exercise Book | 100 Story Pages – Blue (Kids Jurassic Composition Notebooks)
Author: by Skye Print Books
Published at: Independently published (August 8, 2018)
Primary Composition Notebook Large 8.5×11 in./21.6×27. 9 cm 50 Sheets/100 Pages Story paper pages with a blank picture space on the top half and primary ruled lines on the bottom half of the page. The dotted midline and thick baseline make handwriting practice easier for kids in preschool and elementary school learning how to write.
Compatible with the common handwriting methods used in schools such as Zaner-Bloser, D’Nealian, and McDoughal Littel.
2. Peterson Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America, Fourth Edition (Peterson Field Guides)
Author: by Robert Powell
Published at: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 4th ed. edition (April 12, 2016)
A completely updated edition, including 122 newly recognized or recently established non-native species of reptiles and amphibians. The new edition of this definitive guide reflects 25 years’ worth of changes in our knowledge of reptiles and amphibians. It includes descriptions of 122 newly recognized or recently established non-native species, updated maps, and new figures and photos.
Color illustrations and drawings show key details for accurate identification. More than 100 color photographs and 322 color distribution maps accompany the species descriptions. Clear and concise species accounts provide key characteristics, similar species, habitats, and ranges, as well as subspecies, voice descriptions, and conservation status.
This edition will be a crucial resource for professional and amateur herpetologists, naturalists, outdoor enthusiasts, and students.
3. Snake: The Essential Visual Guide
Author: by Chris Mattison
Published at: DK; 2nd ed. edition (March 15, 2016)
Find out about snakes from all over the world in this best-selling visual guide, with information about snake evolution, habitats, reproductive behavior, feeding, defense, and much more. Snake is the essential guide to the world of serpents, featuring more than 3,000 species.
With a clean fresh look, classifications, stunning photography, and amazing artworks, this is a must-have reference for all herpetologists. Packed with fascinating facts such as physical and behavioral characteristics, this guide also includes focused profiles of 60 snakes, from the Rainbow Boa to the Tropical Rattlesnake.
Each profile includes a stunning full-page photograph of the snake, supporting images to highlight important features, and a Fact File’ sidebar to give at-a-glance information. Plus, a complete directory lists all known species of these fascinating reptiles, including venomous snakes such as cobras.
Snake is a beautiful and comprehensive guide to some of nature’s most compelling animals.
4. National Geographic Pocket Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of North America
Author: by Catherine H. Howell
Published at: National Geographic; Illustrated edition (March 31, 2015)
This basic beginner’s field guide to our favorite animals that slither and swim is the latest in the growing National Geographic Pocket Guide series. Spot-on descriptive information and key facts about reptiles and amphibians are conveyed in a handy, colorful, easy-to-reference volume.
More robust than any other beginning field guides, this book includes selected photography and newly commissioned art and graphics to illustrate and identify each species from every angle. With logical organization and bulleted information, this pocket guide is useful in the field or as in-home reference, for beginners, families, and new nature lovers alike.
5. Chameleon Handbook (B.E.S. Pet Handbooks)
Author: by Francois Le Berre
Published at: B.E.S.; 3rd edition (May 15, 2009)
Within the Chameleon Handbook, current and future chameleon owners will find trusted advice on how their beloved pet can live a happy and healthy life.B.E.S. Popular and highly detailed series of Pet Handbooks are written for dedicated pet owners seeking comprehensive information on the care of their chosen pets.
Titles in the series cover a wide range of animals and breeds. These books present advice on finding a reliable breeder or seller, information on the animal’s origins and traits, and detailed recommendations regarding dietary needs, housing, and health care, as well as all other major aspects related to keeping a healthy and thriving pet.B.E.S.
Pet Handbooks are filled with color photos, and many titles include line art and at-a-glance sidebar information.
6. Leopard Geckos For Dummies
Author: by Liz Palika
Published at: For Dummies; 1st edition (April 23, 2007)
Get your one-stop guide for understanding and raising this popular pet lizard. Reptiles are now kept in one out of every seven pet homes, so it’s no surprise that millions have gone gaga for geckos. This fun, easy-to-follow guide provides the scoop on caring for these colorful, gentle creatures, with savvy tips on everything from diet and exercise to housing and veterinary care.
The book covers how to properly handle a gecko, what to do if a gecko drops his tail, how to keep the right cage temperatures, ways to protect geckos from other pets, and where to find the best supplies. Liz Palika (Oceanside, CA) is an award-winning pet writer with more than 45 books to her credit, including Turtles & Tortoises For Dummies.
7. Firefly Encyclopedia of Reptiles and Amphibians
Author: by Chris Mattison
Published at: Firefly Books; Third edition (September 24, 2015)
“With lush color photographs and lavishly detailed illustrations, this encyclopedia presents a striking abundance of information at a glance…. Strongly recommended for high school, public, and academic libraries.” -Booklist (for previous edition) The Firefly Encyclopedia of Reptiles and Amphibians covers every family, ranging from large, predatory constrictors and crocodilians to miniature tree frogs and salamanders.
This third edition adds 32 extra pages to incorporate numerous important updates based on the latest scientific findings and interpretations. The comprehensive coverage includes: Big increases in the number of known families and species: 17 new families of amphibians and 18 new families of reptiles; Amphibian species are up from 6,182 to 7,387; Reptile species are up from 8,726 to 10,038.
Frogs alone have gone up from 5,453 species to the currently agreed 6,508. Maps for all families of salamanders, frogs, turtles, lizards, snakes, and crocodilians More than 320 stunning full-color photographs and illustrations Information on current conservation and environmental concerns Extinctions and Declining Amphibian Populations section and map Updated family trees.
8. Red-Eared Sliders (Animal Planet Pet Care Library)
Author: by Katrina Smith
Published at: TFH Publications, Inc. (March 1, 2011)
The most common turtle found in home aquariums, red-eared sliders are great pets for both novice and experienced turtle keepers. Originally a native of warm climates, these semi-aquatic turtles love to bask in the sun when they aren’t foraging for food.
Written by a turtle rescuer and rehabilitator, Red-Eared Sliders is an all-inclusive guide to caring for this popular turtle species. This book contains instructions on how to construct and maintain proper indoor and outdoor enclosures for sliders as well as other closely related turtle species along with vivid, full-color photos displaying the completed habitats.T.F.H.
Has teamed up with Animal Planet, the only television network devoted to the unique bonds between humans and animals, to present an exciting new series of family-friendly, comprehensive guides to superior pet care. Each book features newly written text from animal experts on a variety of topics, including feeding, housing, grooming, training, health care, and fun activities.
9. A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians: Eastern and Central North America (Peterson Field Guides)
Author: by Joseph T. Collins
Published at: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; Third Edition, Expanded (May 15, 1998)
This newly designed field guides features detailed descriptions of 595 species and subspecies. The 656 full-color illustrations and 384 drawings show key details for accurate identification. More than 100 color photographs and 333 color photographs and 333 color distribution maps accompany the species descriptions.
10. Our Sea Turtles: A Practical Guide for the Atlantic and Gulf, from Canada to Mexico
Author: by Blair Witherington
Published at: Pineapple Press; Illustrated edition (April 16, 2015)
Blair and Dawn Witherington intimately reveal the lives of sea turtles in Our Sea Turtles: A Practical Guide to the Atlantic and Gulf from Canada to Mexico. The book’s pithy, well-organized sections are lavishly illustrated. It is a guide for anyone who is the least bit curious about these fascinating marine animals.
Bite-sized installments harmonize with multiple images on each page to make this book a unique and entertaining resource. The story it tells covers understanding, experiencing, and saving our sea turtles, with descriptions of how these endangered animals contribute to our happiness and why they deserve a helping hand.
11. Reptiles & Amphibians: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar North American Species (Wildlife and Nature Identification)
Author: by James Kavanagh
Published at: Waterford Press; 1st edition (April 9, 2018)
From tiny tree frogs and salamanders, to massive alligators and crocodiles, North America is home to over 900 reptiles and 300 amphibian species. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 130 familiar and unique species of salamanders, frogs, toads, lizards, snakes, turtles and crocodilians.
This guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by novices and experts alike.Made in the USA.Www.Waterfordpress.Com
12. Amphibians and Reptiles of the Carolinas and Virginia, 2nd Ed
Author: by Jeffrey C. Beane
Published at: University of North Carolina Press; Second Edition, Revised and Updated (May 3, 2010)
Revised and updated to reflect the most current science, and including 30 new species, this authoritative and comprehensive volume is the definitive guide to the amphibians and reptiles of the Carolinas and Virginia. The new edition features 189 species of salamanders, frogs, crocodilians, turtles, lizards, and snakes, with updated color photographs, descriptions, and distribution maps for each species.
It is an indispensable guide for zoologists, amateur naturalists, environmentalists, backpackers, campers, hikers, and everyone interested in the outdoors.
13. Venomous Snakes of the World
Author: by Mark O'Shea
Published at: Princeton University Press; Reprint edition (April 24, 2011)
Feared, revered, and often misunderstood, venomous snakes have been a source of legend and nightmare since time immemorial. In this comprehensive volume, author Mark O’Shea has combined expertly written, in-depth descriptions of the world’s common and exotic venomous snakes, highlighted by previously unpublished gripping accounts of his adventures with snakes, including personal observations and several serious snakebite episodes.
The book begins with a description of the anatomies of venomous snakes, along with their diversity and distribution. Also included is a unique in-depth look at the various types of snake venom and the ways that each type attacks the body.
A section on anti-venom, including thoughts on the looming anti-venom crisis, is also presented. Information on the adaptations of ocean-dwelling snakes and issues of snake conservation as well as an examination of venomous lizards follow. From bamboo pitvipers to deep-diving seasnakes, and from adders and asps to terciopelos and the massasaugas, this book takes an original approach to examining these enthralling creatures.
14. Amphibians and Reptiles of Texas: With Keys, Taxonomic Synopses, Bibliography, and Distribution Maps (Volume 45) (W. L. Moody Jr. Natural History Series)
Author: by James R. Dixon
Published at: Texas A&M University Press; Third Edition, Revised and Updated (January 14, 2013)
This third edition of James R. Dixon’s Amphibians and Reptiles of Texas: With Keys, Taxonomic Synopses, Bibliography, and Distribution Maps, completely redesigned throughout with color photographs, revised taxonomic keys, and updated species descriptions, covers more than two hundred species of amphibians and reptiles.
As in the previous editions, the book includes an extensive listing of the literature on Texas amphibians and reptiles that goes back to the historic writings of Berlandier, in the early nineteenth century, and is updated to reflect the most recent research.?
Comprehensive distribution maps, updated references, and an exhaustive bibliography round out this latest edition of what has come to be widely recognized as the standard scientific guide and reference for professional, academic, and amateur naturalists interested in the herpatofauna of Texas.
15. Box Turtles (Complete Herp Care)
Author: by Tess Cook
Published at: TFH Publications, Inc.; Illustrated edition (September 1, 2006)
This comprehensive guide discusses the care, breeding, and natural history of these popular pets and covers all the species and subspecies of box turtles present in the reptile hobby, including North American box turtles and Asian box turtles of the genus Cuora.
The author, an expert on box turtles, who has studied them, bred them in captivity, and rehabilitated injured box turtles for release back into nature, provides in-depth discussion of hibernation- a critical topic for the health of these creatures.
16. Amphibians and Reptiles of Louisiana: An Identification and Reference Guide
Author: by Jeff Boundy
LSU Press; Illustrated edition (April 10, 2017)
This guide provides a means of identifying the 147 amphibian and reptile species currently known in Louisiana, as well as information on their natural histories (behavior, geographic range, populations, food and feeding habits, reproduction, and habitat). Written in a style that will be useful for both laypersons and experts, it will help those interested in the amphibians and reptiles of Louisiana appreciate our biodiversity heritage.