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by Carl H Ernst

eBook Turtles of the United States epub
  • ISBN: 0813112729
  • Author: Carl H Ernst
  • Genre: Science
  • Subcategory: Biological Sciences
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: The University Press of Kentucky; First Edition edition (1972)
  • Pages: 347 pages
  • ePUB size: 1592 kb
  • FB2 size 1834 kb
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In 1972, C. H. Ernst completed the daunting task of compiling a sequel to A. F. Carr's (1952) landmark Handbook of. .Now this is a treaty of the turtles of Canada and the United States! Within this book pages you'll find a wealth of information on the described species.

In 1972, C. Carr's (1952) landmark Handbook of Turtles. Two decades later, Ernst, this time with assistance from former student and fellow cheloniophile J. E. Lovich, has done it again. Biology, ecology, reproduction, growth and status in the wild are but some of the topics covered within.

Logically organized and richly illustrated-with more than two hundred color photographs and fifty-two maps-Turtles of the United States and Canada remains the standard for libraries, museums, nature centers, field biologists, and professional and amateur herpetologists alike.

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Carl H. Ernst is a Distinguished Professor of Biology at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. He has written six books, including the award-winning Turtles of the World (Smithsonian Institution Press, 1989) and is coauthor of Snakes in Question (Smithsonian Institution Press, 1996). Evelyn M. Ernst is director of information for the National Science Resource Center in Washington, .

My only wish is that there were a book just like it for the turtles outside of the United States & Canada. I also would have appreciated every picture in color rather than just a few ;) I'm glad that they had a reprint. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 17 years ago. Very much detailed description of each and every turtles and tortoises found in the US and Canada, from anatomy to behavior to breeding. It's a must for any experienced chelonian enthusiast.

Find nearly any book by Carl H. Ernst. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. Turtles of the World. by Carl H. Ernst, Roger W. Barbour. ISBN 9780874744149 (978-0-87474-414-9) Hardcover, Smithsonian, 1989. Find signed collectible books: 'Turtles of the World'. Ernst and Jeffrey E. Lovich. Winner, 2011 Book Award, The Wildlife Society. 2009 Outstanding Academic Title, Choice. Logically organized and richly illustrated-with more than two hundred color photographs and fifty-two maps-Turtles of the United States and Canada remains the standard for libraries, museums, nature centers, field biologists, and professional and amateur herpetologists alike. Turtles of the United States and Canada. Carl H.

By: Carl H Ernst(Author), Jeffrey E Lovich(Author). 827 pages, 240 colour photos, 11 b/w illustrations, 52 maps.

Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Carl H Ernst books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Venomous Reptiles of the United States, Canada, and Northern Mexico: Volume 1.

Pp. x, 347; 24 full page color plates, each with 2 or more color photos, 223 text-figures (photos and line drawings), numerous un-numbered distribution maps. Publisher's original green cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, 4to. Presents detailed descriptions of 56 turtle species with keys to their characteristics. No ownership marks and no signs of use.
Comments: (3)
Hulore
good book ... more pictures would have been a great addition.
Mustard Forgotten
Contents
Preface
Introduction
the identification of turtles
Key to turtles of the United States
Snapping turtles
Snapping turtle
Florida snapping turtle
Alligator snapping turtle
Musk and mud turtles
Stink pot
Razorback musk turtle
Loggerhead musk turtle
Mud turtle
Striped mud turtle
Yellow mud turtle
Sonora mud turtle
Rough footed mud turtle
Semi- aquatic pond and marsh turtles
Spotted turtle
Bog turtle
Wood turtle
Western Pond turtle
Box turtle
Ornate box turtle
Diamondback terrapins
Map turtle
Barbour's map turtle
Alabama map turtle
Mississippi map turtle
False map turtle
Texas map turtle
Ringed saw back
Yellow blotched saw back
Black knobbed saw back
Painted turtle
Pond slider
River cooter
Cooter
Red bellied turtle
Florida red bellied turtle
Alabama red bellied turtle
Chicken turtle
Blanding's turtle
Tortoises
Desert tortoise
Texas tortoise
Gopher tortoise
Marine turtles
Green turtle
Hawksbill
Loggerhead
Atlantic Ridley
Pacific Ridley
Leatherbacks
Soft shelled turtles
Smooth soft shell
Spiny soft shell
Florida soft shell
Chinese soft shell
Origin and evolution of North American turtles
Care of turtles and captivity
Parasites, commensal's, and Symbionts
Glossary of scientific names
Bibliography
Index
Kriau
I had this book as a kid, great to be reunited with such a comprehensive tome.
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