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Introduction to Canadian amphibians and reptiles

Francis R. Cook

Introduction to Canadian amphibians and reptiles

by Francis R. Cook

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Published by National Museum of Natural Sciences, National Museums of Canada in Ottawa, Canada .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Amphibians -- Canada,
    • Reptiles -- Canada

    • Edition Notes

      StatementFrancis R. Cook ; including a section on care of pet reptiles and amphibians by James A. Johnston ; illustrations by Charles Douglas ; maps drafted by Joyce Crosby Cook.
      ContributionsDouglas, Charles.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL654 .C63 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination200 p. :
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2964136M
      ISBN 100660107554
      LC Control Number84209062

        Amphibians and reptiles (herpetofauna) are a significant but much-neglected component of the natural economy of the province of Alberta. The Amphibians and Reptiles of Alberta, Second Edition continues both as a field guide and a comprehensive natural history, builds on the strengths of the first with a richly illustrated text and colour photographs of the species taken by renowned wildlife Pages:   1. Introduction 2. Amphibians and Reptiles of New York State 3. New York State's Environment as Habitat for Amphibians and Reptiles 4. Salamanders 5. Frogs and Toads 6. Turtles 7. Lizards and Snakes 8. Threats 9. Legal Protections Habitat Conservation Guidelines Conservation Case Studies Finding and Studying Amphibians and Reptiles 3/5(2).

        Reptile, any member of the class Reptilia, the group of air-breathing vertebrates that have internal fertilization, amniotic development, and epidermal scales covering part or all of their body. The major groups of living reptiles are turtles, tuatara, lizards, snakes, and crocodiles. Francis was born in Wolfville NS where a scoop of toad eggs raised by his brother hatched a curiosity in nature which would lead him to what is now the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa. His enthusiasm and tireless work earned him the role of curator of herpetology in , a position he would hold for 35 years and included the publication of.

        Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Wildlife: Reptiles & Amphibians Books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.   An introduction to amphibians and reptiles of the United States and Canada. Includes hands-on extension activities Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and index An introduction to amphibians and reptiles of the United States and Canada. Includes hands-on extension activitiesPages:


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Introduction to Canadian Amphibians and Reptiles Paperback – January 1, by Francis R. Cook (Author)Author: Francis R. Cook. Introduction to Canadian amphibians and reptiles. Ottawa, Canada: National Museum of Natural Sciences: National Museums of Canada, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Francis R Cook; Charles Douglas.

Introduction to Canadian Amphibians and Reptiles Paperback – J by Francis R. Cook (Author)Author: Francis R. Cook. Title. Introduction to Canadian amphibians and reptiles. Cook, Francis R. National Museum of Natural Sciences (Canada) National Museums of Canada.

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