By Trevor J. C. Beebee
The target of this ebook is to motivate readers to boost their very own ecological stories, to this finish, the writer summarises the present country of information of reptile and amphibian biology, together with behaviour, breeding, habitat choice, migration and improvement, and gives rules for learn tasks which may be undertaken to additional what's identified. A bankruptcy is dedicated to the practicalities paintings with amphibians and reptiles, together with licensing specifications. learn suggestions, together with survey tools corresponding to evening searches for newts and bottle trapping, are mentioned intimately, and attention is given to tools of information analysis.
Author royalties from this ebook were donated to Amphibian and Reptile Conservation.
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