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3 edition of Lizards found in the catalog.

Lizards

windows to the evolution of diversity

by Eric R. Pianka

  • 258 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lizards,
  • Hagedissen,
  • Biodiversiteit,
  • Evolutietheorie,
  • Schuppenkriechtiere

  • About the Edition

    This book provides an overview of the diversity of lizards and their major adaptive features. The authors discuss the latest research findings and provide new hypotheses about lizard diversity.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-324) and index.

    StatementEric R. Pianka and Laurie J. Vitt ; with a foreword by Harry W. Greene
    SeriesOrganisms and environments -- 5, Organisms and environments -- 5.
    ContributionsVitt, Laurie J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL666.L2 P54 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 333 p. :
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24769914M
    ISBN 100520234014, 0520248473
    ISBN 109780520234017, 9780520248472
    LC Control Number2001004910
    OCLC/WorldCa47791058

    Lizards A Natural History of Some Uncommon Creatures, Extraordinary Chameleons, Iguanas, Geckos, and More (Book): Badger, David P.: References to lizards in pop culture have brought the largest group of reptiles into the public eye lately, prompting more people to keep the colourful creatures as pets. This book combines excellent vivid colour photography with interesting, entertaining text. Lizards (Book): Marsh, Laura F.: Introduces readers to lizards, looking at what they have in common, as well as some of the special traits and abilities that individual species have.

    Oct 01,  · "Steve K Wilson's new book Australian Lizards is not a catalogue, like a bird book, but a wonderful journey of discovery through the lives of some of Australia's seven families of lizards. Wilson's enthusiasm for lizards is infectious, his writing is clear and entertaining, and the photographs in this beautifully produced book are stunning.". Jan 01,  · ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $

    The most thorough treatment of lizards of the United States and Canada, Handbook of Lizards has become a landmark among herpetologists and lizard specialists. Hobart M. Smith spent years compiling and oganizing information on species of lizards for this classic study. With more than illustrations, including photographs, labeled drawings, range maps, and illustrated keys, this volume. Although most lizards have long tails and move around on four legs, a few are legless and snake-like. There are even lizards that can glide through the air on wing-like flaps of skin. Lizards usually eat insects and other small animals. The biggest lizards, such as monitors, can hunt prey as large as deer, and some lizards feed on plants.


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Apr 10,  · The Paperback of the Lizards (National Geographic Readers Series) by Laura Marsh at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. komodo dragons to chameleons, lizards are about the most awesome animal around. They inhabit every continent except Antarctica.

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In the stories, Dr. Connors was a genetic biologist who researched the ability of certain reptiles to regrow missing Created by: Stan Lee, Steve Ditko. Yellow Spotted Lizards (Bearded Dragons). The Yellow Spotted Lizard is a venomous creature that inhabits the arid wasteland of Green Lake.

Each lizard has yellow eyes, black teeth, red-rimmed eyelids, a milky white tongue, greenish skin, and exactly 11 spots.

This manual describes many lizard varieties and advises on setting up and maintaining a terrarium. Books in Barron's Complete Pet Owner's Manuals series present basic information for new or soon-to-be owners.

Advice and instruction covers feeding, housing, health care, training, grooming, and much more. Texts emphasize pet care basics and are easy for all readers to understand. They invaded the area after the life-giving lake dried up and they present a deadly threat to all humans at the camp. It was a yellow-spotted lizard that killed Kate Barlow and it is yellow-spotted lizards that threaten Stanley and Zero while they are digging for Stanley's great-grandfather's suitcase.

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Boyd's Rainforest Dragon. Lizards are reptiles, or members of the class Reptilia, and are descendants of the dinosaurs that once ruled the Earth. They inhabit all of the continents apart from Antarctica, from sea level to heights of 16, feet (m).

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Each new book that I work on in this series presents new challenge, and the lizard bank was no exception. In fact, many of the photos in this book were my most challenging yet. I’ll describe taking some them here.