By Gordon Grigg,David Kirshner
Gordon Grigg's authoritative and available textual content and David Kirshner's lovely interpretive art and color pictures mix expertly during this modern get together of crocodiles, alligators, caimans and gharials. This booklet showcases the abilities and features that let crocodylians to reside how and the place they do. It covers the biology and ecology of the extant species, conservation matters, crocodylian–human interplay and the evolutionary background of the gang, and features a sizeable volume of latest details; 25 in line with cent of 1100 brought up guides have seemed seeing that 2007.
Richly illustrated with greater than 500 color images and black and white illustrations, this booklet can be a benchmark reference paintings for crocodylian biologists, herpetologists and vertebrate biologists for years to come.
Winner of the 2015 Whitley Medal.
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