Florida Reptiles & Amphibians: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Species of Florida & the Everglades (Pocket Naturalist Guide) (Paperback)
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A herpetologist's dream, Florida's warm climate is home to the nation's largest and most diverse populations of reptiles and amphibians. This simplified pocket guide highlights 95 of the most common and unique species of salamanders, frogs, toads, lizards, snakes, turtles and crocodilians found in Florida, and also references the notorious introduced species that are decimating the Everglades ecosystem. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and is ideal for field use by outdoor recreationists as well as science professionals. Made in the USA.
About the Author
Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh's path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.