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Discovery Channel reptiles & amphibians : an explore your world handbook.

Format: Print Book 2000
Availability: Available at 4 Libraries 4 of 4 copies
Available (4)
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction QL644.D48 2000
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor - Non-fiction
 
Call Number  QL644.D48 2000
 
 
Carnegie Library of McKeesport Nonfiction 597.9 D631
Location  Carnegie Library of McKeesport
 
Collection  Nonfiction
 
Call Number  597.9 D631
 
 
Penn Hills Library Non-Fiction 597.9 REP
Location  Penn Hills Library
 
Collection  Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  597.9 REP
 
 
Shaler North Hills Library Non-Fiction 597.9 D
Location  Shaler North Hills Library
 
Collection  Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  597.9 D
 
 
Summary
Why are some frogs able to freeze solid and still survive? How can secretions from amphibians offer scientists clues for treating human ailments? What allows reptiles and amphibians to regenerate their limbs?Reptiles & Amphibians, an exciting new Explore Your World™ handbook, incorporates the Discovery Channel's unique authoritative approach and acclaimed visuals to answer these and other questions in a captivating blend of information and entertainment. Reptiles & Amphibiansfeatures: ¸ Background information on evolution, anatomy, physiology, habitats, and life cycles of a range of reptile and amphibian families. ¸ A detailed look at how reptiles and amphibians survive-how they eat, move around, defend themselves, and combat temperature extremes. ¸ Examinations of metamorphosis, growth and longevity, and vocalization techniques. ¸ Practical advice on how to responsibly study reptiles and amphibians in the wild or care for them as pets. ¸ An identification guide to more than 160 of the most fascinating herpetological species from around the world, organized by environment. ¸ More than 300 full-color photos and illustrations.
Additional Information
Series Explore your world series.
Subjects Reptiles.
Amphibians.
Publisher New York :Discovery Books,2000
Edition 1st ed.
Other Titles Reptiles & amphibians
Contributors Discovery Channel (Firm)
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description 192 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 21 cm.
ISBN 1563318393 (pbk.) :
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