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World of reptiles / Simon Papps [publisher and project editor]

Contributor(s): Papps, Simon (Editor) [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chatswood, New South Wales : Reed New Holland Publishers, 2019Description: 256 pages : colour illustrations 15 x 20 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1925546535; 9781925546538.Subject(s): Reptiles | Reptiles -- Identification -- Pictorial worksGenre/Form: Photobooks.Summary: "World Reptiles is a visual celebration of the diversity of the planet's scaly inhabitants. It is a unique book in that it distils the 10,800 species of reptiles into 240 full-page images, with these photographs depicting representatives from 68 of the Earth's 86 families." -- Back cover.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Stunning photography The book explores reptiles living in a wide range of habitats. Reptiles come in all shapes and sizes, They include crocodiles, snakes, lizards, turtles, and tortoises. All regularly shed the outer layer of their skin. Reptiles can be found on every continent except Antarctica. Many turtles live in the ocean, while others live in freshwater or on land. The book explores the nature of terrestrial lizards, their habitats ranging from deserts to rainforests, and from underground burrows to the tops of trees. All photographed to highlight the diversity of these wonderful creatures.

"A stunning photographic celebration of the planet's crocodiles, lizards, snakes, tuataras and turtles." --Front cover.

"World Reptiles is a visual celebration of the diversity of the planet's scaly inhabitants. It is a unique book in that it distils the 10,800 species of reptiles into 240 full-page images, with these photographs depicting representatives from 68 of the Earth's 86 families." -- Back cover.