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.
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