Guide and Reference to the Turtles and Lizards of Western North America (North of Mexico) and Hawaii

R.D. Bartlett and Patricia P. Bartlett


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Accessible, accurate, and up-to-date, with striking color photographs and range maps!

"If you love snakes, read this book. If you are repulsed by snakes, definitely read this book and you might just find yourself warming up to these fascinating creatures of mystery and myth."--Daniel Beck, Central Washington University

"Vignettes in the book let the armchair reader feel he or she is part of a herpetological adventure. These personal interludes make the book unique, as the straightforward identification varies little from field guide to field guide."--Traci Hartsell, Smithsonian Museum of Natural History

"The most impressive aspect of the book is its completeness. Each species account is very complete and includes information far beyond the diagnostic characters and distributions. I learned quite a bit from reading this book."--Jeffrey R. Parmalee, Simpson College

Information on how to search for herpetofauna, habitat descriptions, captive care, and a special section on reptiles and the law make these guides the perfect resource for amateur or professional naturalists. They also are ideal for anyone living in or visiting a western state who is interested in knowing more about the natural world around them.

R. D. Bartlett is a veteran herpetologist/herpetoculturist with over forty years' experience writing, photographing, and educating people about reptiles and amphibians. He is the author, with Patricia P. Bartlett, a full-time editor and writer, of more than fifty books on the subject, including Florida's Snakes.

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"Easy-to-use field guides that cover the wide range of these diverse and interesting creatures." Wildlife Activist

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Other PATRICIA BARTLETT Books
Florida's Frogs, Toads, and Other Amphibians: A Guide to Their Identification and Habits
Florida's Snakes: A Guide to Their Identification and Habits
Guide and Reference to the Amphibians of Western North America (North of Mexico) and Hawaii
Guide and Reference to the Snakes of Eastern and Central North America (North of Mexico)
Guide and Reference to the Crocodilians, Turtles, and Lizards of Eastern and Central North America (North of Mexico)
Reptiles and Amphibians of the Amazon: An Ecotourist's Guide
Guide and Reference to the Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America (North of Mexico)
Florida's Turtles, Lizards, and Crocodilians: A Guide to Their Identification and Habits
Guide and Reference to the Snakes of Western North America (North of Mexico) and Hawaii

Other RICHARD BARTLETT Books
Florida's Frogs, Toads, and Other Amphibians: A Guide to Their Identification and Habits
Guide and Reference to the Snakes of Western North America (North of Mexico) and Hawaii
Guide and Reference to the Amphibians of Western North America (North of Mexico) and Hawaii
Guide and Reference to the Snakes of Eastern and Central North America (North of Mexico)
Florida's Snakes: A Guide to Their Identification and Habits
Guide and Reference to the Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America (North of Mexico)
Reptiles and Amphibians of the Amazon: An Ecotourist's Guide
Florida's Turtles, Lizards, and Crocodilians: A Guide to Their Identification and Habits
Guide and Reference to the Crocodilians, Turtles, and Lizards of Eastern and Central North America (North of Mexico)

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