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Reptiles and amphibians of East Africa

Norman G. Hedges

Reptiles and amphibians of East Africa

by Norman G. Hedges

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Published by Kenya Literature Bureau in Nairobi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, East
    • Subjects:
    • Reptiles -- Africa, East -- Identification.,
    • Amphibians -- Africa, East -- Identification.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNorman G. Hedges ; photographs and line drawings by the author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL662.E2 H43 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 139 p. :
      Number of Pages139
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2838124M
      LC Control Number83980811

      Reptiles and Amphibians of East Africa offers concise and accessible, identification-oriented text, color photographs, and color distribution maps for each species. Distilled and adapted in part from the highly acclaimed A Field Guide to the Reptiles of East Africa by the same authors, this new guide is pocket-size, easy to use, and affordably Brand: Stephen Spawls; Kim Howell; Robert C Drewes. About this book. East Africa is home to a remarkable assemblage of reptiles, from crocodiles and chameleons to turtles and tortoises, lizards, worm-lizards, and a stunning array of snakes. The region is a true herpetological hot-spot.

      This great combo deal includes the Kid's Snakes of Southern Africa Book, Colour A3 poster on the Snakes of Southern Africa and the new Snakes and Ladders board game. Other Reptiles and Amphibians of East Africa R Add to Cart. Frogs of Southern Africa – A Complete Guide R Add to Cart. Field Guide to East African Reptiles R. This lightweight and portable guide covers the reptiles and 80 amphibians you are most likely to encounter across the five countries of East Africa--Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi. Encompassing a wealth of landscapes rare in tropical Africa, from deserts to rain forests to snow-capped mountains, this vast region is home to such famous national parks and game reserves as the.

      Covers the most common snakes, lizards, skinks, chamaeleons, terrapins and amphibians (frogs) of East Africa - covering a total of species. The aim is identification and each species account features a brief text that highlights diagnostic features, a distribution map and a colour photograph. Field Guide to the Reptiles of East Africa: All the Reptiles of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi ().pdf writen by Stephen Spawls, Kim Howell, Robert C. Drewes, James Ashe: This book breaks new ground: it is the first complete listing and guide to all the known reptiles of th.


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Reptiles and Amphibians of East Africa offers concise and accessible, identification-oriented text, color photographs, and color distribution maps for each species.

Distilled and adapted in part from the highly acclaimed A Field Guide to the Reptiles of East Africa by the same authors, this new guide is pocket-size, easy to use, and affordably Cited by: 4. Reptiles and Amphibians of East Africa offers concise and accessible, identification-oriented text, color photographs, and color distribution maps for each species.

Distilled and adapted in part from the highly acclaimed A Field Guide to the Reptiles of East Africa by the same authors, this new guide is pocket-size, easy to use, and affordably Author: Stephen Spawls.

Amphibians of Britain and Europe covers all species found in the region, from familiar frogs and toads, to exotic salamanders and species account describes their appearance, habitat and behavior, and includes accurate and up-to-date distribution maps, and photos that emphasize key identification features, assisting rapid identification in the field.5/5(4).

Reptiles and Amphibians of East Africa offers concise and accessible, identification-oriented text, color photographs, and color distribution maps for each species. Distilled and adapted in part from the highly acclaimed A Field Guide to the Reptiles of East Africa by the same authors, this new guide is pocket-size, easy to use, and affordably.

These descriptions will be of great interest to all herpetological enthusiasts, travelers to the region, and conservation biologists who track the health of amphibian populations.

Amphibians of East Africa is exhaustively illustrated with color images on 24 plates, 24 halftones, 74 line drawings, maps, and 1.

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Download books for free. Find books. Field Guide to the Reptiles of East Africa remains the definitive work on this subject and is the only comprehensive guide to the extensive and diverse reptile fauna of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, and second edition has been revised and updated to account for several significant discoveries made since the publication of the first book/5(5).

This is a good book to have if you like reptiles and amphibians and there is a trip to East Africa in your future "Wildlife Activist" Synopsis This lightweight and portable guide covers the reptiles and 80 amphibians you are most likely to encounter across the five countries of East Africa - Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, and s: 7.

Field Guide to the Frogs & other Amphibians of Africa, is the first comprehensive guide to amphibian species on the African new guide details species – frogs, 23 caecilians and four salamanders.

It includes an introduction that offers tips on handling and identifying amphibians, and an illustrated guide to each species group, which serves as the first step towards.

Introduction by Bill Branch: The photographic guide to snakes, other reptiles and amphibians of East Africa is designed to introduce the hidden animals that live often unnoticed all around us. East Africa includes here the countries of Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania, and has a combined area of approximately square kilometres.

Book Description Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. Paperback / softback. Condition: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 4 working days. Covering the prominent reptiles and 80 amphibians found in the region (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi), with concise text, photograph and map for each, this is a pocket guide for a diverse and often conspicuous and attractive group of animals.4/5(1).

About this book. This compact guide to East Africa’s snakes, other reptiles and amphibians has long been a trusted travelling companion on trips to the wildlife areas and nature reserves of the region. Now comprehensively revised, expanded and updated, this new edition features.

Pocket Guide to the Reptiles & Amphibians of East Africa. Stepen Spawls, Kim Howell & RobertDrewes. This new portable photographic guide has been partly adapted from the popular and highly acclaimed A Field Guide to the Reptiles of East Africa by the same authors.

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the coastal forests of southeast Africa, others with the arid areas of northern and northeastern Africa, and still others with the savannas of southeast and central Africa and the great forests of central Africa.

The study of such historical and current distribution of organisms is called biogeography. Amphibians need water; their skins are. BILL BRANCH is a well-known herpetologist and author of a range of books and papers on African reptiles and amphibians.

He has done extensive fieldwork in over 20 African countries and has described over 40 new species. Bill has served on international conservation committees and co-authored the Atlas and Red List of South African holds a doctorate in Zoology from the Cited by: 6.

Genre/Form: Field guides Identification: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hedges, Norman G. (Norman Graham) Reptiles and amphibians of East Africa.

East African black mud turtle: Pelusios subniger: East Africa Geometric tortoise: Psammobates geometricus: Cape area of South Africa Leopard tortoise: Stigmochelys pardalis: savannah from Sudan to South Africa: Lobatse hinge-back tortoise: Kinixys lobatsiana: Southern Africa: African softshell turtle: Trionyx triunguis: parts of East, West and.

Reptiles of East Africa by the same authors. Covering the most prominent reptiles and 80 amphibians found in the region (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi), with concise text, photograph and map for each, this is a convenient and attractive pocket guide for a diverse and often conspicuous collection of organisms.

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The species accounts are comprehensive-they include a statement of description, known habitat preferences and .Spine title: Reptiles and amphibians of East Africa. Description: pages: illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 19 cm: Other Titles: Reptiles and amphibians of East Africa: Responsibility: Stephen Spawls, Kim M.

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