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By Brian I. Crother

Amphibians and reptiles are the main a number of, varied, and often encountered animals at the Caribbean islands. This e-book offers quite a few views in this remarkable staff of organisms. Caribbean Amphibians and Reptiles, compiled via a world workforce of zoologists, takes a clean and exact examine the advanced organic puzzle of the Caribbean. the 1st precise evaluation of the islands, it encompasses a old exam of the folks who've studied the Caribbean amphibians and reptiles. The booklet reports the ecology, evolutionary historical past, and biogeographic motives for the origins and variety of the region's fauna with island-by-island insurance. It places the Caribbean in point of view by way of evaluating the islands to principal the United States and its amphibian reptile variety. also, the booklet contains figures, tables, and colour plates which carry to existence many of the region's such a lot striking creatures.

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* offers the 1st entire overview of amphibians and reptiles within the Caribbean
* contains colour plates and island maps
* members are well-known professionals within the field

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