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Author: TRUTNAU, L. & R. SOMMERLAD:
Title: Crocodilians: Their Natural History & Captive Husbandry.
Description: Frankfurt am Main: Edition Chimaira, 2006. 1st edn. Roy. 8vo pp. 646 (+2). Illustrated laminated boards, 430 figs (inc. 267 colour photos, 107 b/w photos, 36 drawings & charts, 24 maps - 23 in colour), 5 b/w portraits, 5 tables, bibliography, glossary. New book. (This excellent and informative book combines a wealth of new and old information covering all aspects of crocodilians (including evolution, taxonomy, physiology, anatomy, behaviour, ecology, feeding, attacks on humans, conservation, management and sustainable use), and will be indispensable to anyone with a professional or amateur interest in crocodilians. The authors are experienced keepers who have dedicated themselves to the conservation of crocodile species worldwide for many years and provide new knowledge on captive husbandry techniques and reproduction which will be invaluable to those with an interest in this area, with additional chapters by Daniela Schwarz (Origin and Evolution of Crocodilians), Karlheinz Fuchs (Skin and Skin Elements and Tanning Crocodilian Skins) and Hemmo Nickel (Systematics of Modern Crocodilians). No other book on crocodilians provides such a complete synopsis. *Please note this is a heavy book and additional postage/shipping charges will apply*).
Keywords: Reptiles, Reptilia, Crocodylia, Crocodylidae, Alligatorinae, Crocodylinae, Gavialinae, Tomistominae, Crocodilians, Anatomy, Ecology, Conservation, Systematics, Taxonomy, Herpetology, Natural History 3-930612-97-6
Price: GBP 98.00 = appr. US$ 139.94 Seller: Graham Newland (Natural History Books)
- Book number: 4436
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