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A photographic guide to reptiles & amphibians of New Zealand / Tony Jewell ; photographs by Rod Morris.

By: Jewell, Tony.
Contributor(s): Morris, Rod | Morris, Rod, 1951- | Morris, Rod (Illustrator) | Morris, Rod, 1951- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: New Holland's photographic guide series: ; Photographic guide to--: Publisher: Auckland. N.Z. : New Holland, 2008Description: 143 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781869662035 (pbk.); 1869662032 (pbk.).Other title: A photographic guide to reptiles and amphibians of New Zealand | Reptiles & amphibians of New Zealand.Subject(s): Reptiles and amphibians -- Pictorial works | Reptiles and amphibians -- New Zealand -- Pictorial works | Reptiles -- New Zealand -- Identification -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Amphibians -- New Zealand -- Identification -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Reptiles -- New Zealand -- Identification | Amphibians -- New Zealand -- Identification | Reptiles -- New Zealand | Amphibians -- New Zealand | Reptiles | Amphibians | Animals -- New Zealand | Reptiles and amphibians -- Pictorial works | Nature's monsters. Reptiles & amphibians -- Pictorial works | Reptiles and amphibians -- New Zealand -- Pictorial Works | Nature's monsters. Reptiles & amphibians -- New Zealand -- Pictorial Works | Reptiles New Zealand Identification Handbooks, manuals, etc | Amphibians New Zealand Identification Handbooks, manuals, etcDDC classification: z597.9
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Everyone has heard of the tuatara, New Zealand¿s unique `living dinosaur¿; but equally fascinating, if less well known, are the country¿s other reptiles. There are more than 65 species of lizards (including skinks and geckos), frogs and other reptiles and amphibians native to New Zealand, and scientists such as author Tony Jewell are still discovering new species and subspecies today. In this new addition to a popular New Holland series, Tony covers all the known species from Northland to the far south; his text is backed up by outstanding photographs of their many geographic colour variants, so that readers will be equipped to identify almost any specimen encountered in the wild. A groundbreaking handbook and a superb aid for natural history enthusiasts, trampers and educationalists.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 140) and index.

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