Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource - Reptiles, 1 ed. by Catherine Allen



Bibliographic Information:
Title: Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource - Reptiles, 1 ed. by Catherine Allen
Editor: Catherine Allen
Edition: 1
Publisher: U·X·L
Length: 476 pages
Size: 11.32 MB
Language: English
Format: .djvu

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Table of Contents:
Cover Page......Page 1
Title Page - Volume 1......Page 3
ISBN 0787694045......Page 4
Tuatara......Page 6
REPTILES: VOLUME 2......Page 7
NOTE......Page 10
COMMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS......Page 11
Pronunciation Guide for Scientific Names......Page 12
B......Page 18
C......Page 19
E......Page 20
H......Page 21
L......Page 22
O......Page 23
S......Page 24
T......Page 25
W......Page 26
Scales......Page 28
Body temperature......Page 29
Slithering......Page 30
Swimming......Page 31
As predators......Page 32
Underground reptiles......Page 33
Tree reptiles......Page 34
REPRODUCTION......Page 35
Reptiles in danger......Page 36
Too late to save......Page 38
DINOSAURS......Page 41
TURTLES AND TORTOISES Testudines......Page 48
PIG-NOSE TURTLE Carettochelyidae......Page 53
AUSTRALO-AMERICAN SIDE-NECKED TURTLES Chelidae......Page 58
SEATURTLES Cheloniidae......Page 64
SNAPPING TURTLES Chelydridae......Page 73
CENTRAL AMERICAN RIVER TURTLE Dermatemydidae......Page 79
LEATHERBACK SEATURTLE Dermochelyidae......Page 84
NEW WORLD POND TURTLES Emydidae......Page 90
EURASIAN POND AND RIVER TURTLES AND NEOTROPICAL WOOD TURTLES Geoemydidae......Page 98
AMERICAN MUD AND MUSK TURTLES Kinosternidae......Page 104
AFRICAN SIDE-NECKED TURTLES Pelomedusidae......Page 110
BIG-HEADED TURTLE Platysternidae......Page 116
AFRO-AMERICAN RIVER TURTLES Podocnemididae......Page 121
TORTOISES Testudinidae......Page 127
SOFTSHELL TURTLES Trionychidae......Page 135
CROCODILES, ALLIGATORS, CAIMANS, AND GHARIALS Crocodylia......Page 141
GHARIAL Gavialidae......Page 148
ALLIGATORS AND CAIMANS Alligatoridae......Page 154
CROCODILES AND FALSE GHARIALS Crocodylidae......Page 163
TUATARA Sphenodontidae......Page 172
SNAKES AND LIZARDS Squamata......Page 179
ANGLEHEADS, CALOTES, DRAGON LIZARDS, AND RELATIVES Agamidae......Page 185
CHAMELEONS Chamaeleonidae......Page 196
ANOLES, IGUANAS, AND RELATIVES Iguanidae......Page 207
GECKOS AND PYGOPODS Gekkonidae......Page 217
BLINDSKINKS Dibamidae......Page 226
WORMLIZARDS Amphisbaenidae......Page 230
MOLE-LIMBED WORMLIZARDS Bipedidae......Page 237
FLORIDA WORMLIZARD Rhineuridae......Page 243
SPADE-HEADED WORMLIZARDS Trogonophidae......Page 248
Title Page - Volume 2......Page 254
NIGHT LIZARDS Xantusiidae......Page 255
WALL LIZARDS, ROCK LIZARDS, AND RELATIVES Lacertidae......Page 261
MICROTEIIDS Gymnophthalmidae......Page 268
WHIPTAIL LIZARDS, TEGUS, AND RELATIVES Teiidae......Page 275
GIRDLED AND PLATED LIZARDS Cordylidae......Page 283
SKINKS Scincidae......Page 289
ALLIGATOR LIZARDS, GALLIWASPS, AND RELATIVES Anguidae......Page 300
KNOB-SCALED LIZARDS Xenosauridae......Page 307
BEADED LIZARD Helodermatidae......Page 313
MONITORS, GOANNAS, AND EARLESS MONITOR Varanidae......Page 319
EARLY BLIND SNAKES Anomalepididae......Page 328
SLENDER BLIND SNAKES, THREAD SNAKES, OR WORM SNAKES Leptotyphlopidae......Page 335
BLIND SNAKES Typhlopidae......Page 342
FALSE BLIND SNAKES Anomochilidae......Page 349
SHIELDTAIL SNAKES Uropeltidae......Page 354
PIPE SNAKES Cylindrophiidae......Page 360
FALSE CORAL SNAKE Aniliidae......Page 366
SUNBEAM SNAKES Xenopeltidae......Page 371
NEOTROPICAL SUNBEAM SNAKE Loxocemidae......Page 377
BOAS Boidae......Page 382
PYTHONS Pythonidae......Page 393
SPLITJAW SNAKE Bolyeriidae......Page 403
WOODSNAKES AND SPINEJAW SNAKES Tropidophiidae......Page 409
FILE SNAKES Acrochordidae......Page 415
VIPERS AND PITVIPERS Viperidae......Page 420
AFRICAN BURROWING SNAKES Atractaspididae......Page 433
COLUBRIDS Colubridae......Page 439
COBRAS, KRAITS, SEA SNAKES, AND RELATIVES Elapidae......Page 454
GRASSLAND......Page 468
WETLAND......Page 469
BRAZIL......Page 470
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC......Page 471
HONDURAS......Page 472
MAURITANIA......Page 473
PHILIPPINES......Page 474
THAILAND......Page 475
ZIMBABWE......Page 476




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