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xiv, 163 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Ever wonder how many kinds of turtles there are? Or if they have teeth? Why so many turtles have yellow stripes on their neck? If it is wise to feed turtles in your neighborhood pond or lake? Whit Gibbons and Judy Greene, two internationally known turtle biologists, provide complete answers to the most frequently asked questions about the more than 300 turtles, tortoises, and terrapin species of the world. From the palm-sized bog turtles of the United States to the great oceanic leatherbacks, turtles across the globe are admired for their persistence, patience, and resilience. They are favorites of scientific study and beloved pets throughout the world. With a friendly mix of scientific analysis and basic encyclopedic coverage, "Gibbons and Greene" discuss a broad range of turtle topics, including behavior, ecology, reproduction and development, turtle-human relationships, and the appearance of turtles in popular literature. With attractive photographs and an intuitive question-and-answer format, "Gibbons and Greene" answer more than 100 common questions about these remarkable creatures. Readers who want answers to specific questions or just want to expand their knowledge about these unique and interesting animals will find the information they seek in this essential reference.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780801893506 20160528
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2. Biology of turtles [2008]

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xiii, 389 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
  • How the Turtle Gets Its Shell. Comparative Ontogenetic and Phylogenetic Aspects of Chelonian Chondro-Osseous Growth and Skeletochronology. Evolution and Structure of the Turtle Shell. Long Bone Allometry in Tortoises and Turtles. Evolution of Locomotion in Aquatic Turtles. Hindlimb Function in Turtle Locomotion: Limb Movements and Muscular Activation Across Taxa, Environment, and Ontogeny. Cervical Anatomy and Function in Turtles. Functional Evolution of Feeding Behavior in Turtles. The Cardiopulmonary Systems of Turtles: Implications to Behavior and Function. Reproductive Structures and Strategies of Turtles. Mixed and Uniform Brood Sex Ratio Strategy in Turtles: The Facts, the Theory, and their Consequences. The Physiology and Anatomy of Anoxia Tolerance in the Freshwater Turtle Brain. The Relationships of Turtles within Amniotes. Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780849333392 20160528
As the first comprehensive review of the Testudinata, "Biology of Turtles" presents the morphology, physiology, and behavior of both freshwater and marine turtles. It explores life histories along with ecological strategies of adaptation, examines current debates in evolution concerning the relationship between organism features and life history, and considers what turtle structures can and cannot reveal about growth, ecology, and behavior. With 200 illustrations, including 8 full color pages, this text is an ideal reference for herpetologists, as well as evolutionary and conservation biologists.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780849333392 20160528
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160 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 29 cm.
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416 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 29 cm.
From the familiar painted turtle basking on a log to the majestic long-lived giant tortoises, turtles are among the most fascinating animals on the planet. For many years Franck Bonin, Bernard Devaux, and Alain Dupre have traveled the world together to study turtles in their natural habitats. In this complete guide to the world's nearly 300 species of turtles, the authors reveal intimate, little-known details of these intriguing reptiles in their native habitats: what they eat, where they live, how they behave, and when and where they lay their eggs. Originally written in French, the text has been translated by one of the world's leading turtle experts, Peter C. H. Pritchard. The result is a beautifully written and illustrated book that belongs on the shelf of every library, public and private. Written for the millions of turtle lovers and nature enthusiasts who will find answers to their questions within its pages, this book is bound to become the standard reference for years to come.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780801884962 20160528
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xiv, 695 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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288 p. illus. (part col.) 23 cm.
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[517]-525 p. plate, map. 23 cm.
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107 p. illus. 24 cm.
Marine Biology Library (Miller)
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[1], 119-124 p. illus. 23 cm.
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vii, 45 p. 1 illus., xxi pl. on 11 l. 22 cm.
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p. [429]-441. 27 cm.
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p. [427]-618. 25 cm.
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iv, 124 p. 23 cm.
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528 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 25 cm.
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231 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm
An account of the evolution of turtles, tortoises and terrpains from their origins 220 million years ago to the present day. This covers most of the fossil species and all living species.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781471600845 20160618
Science Library (Li and Ma)
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1 online resource (4 min.).
Once upon a time is a collection of short stories filmed around the world on men and their extraordinary adventures in nature.
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1 online resource (4 min.).
Once upon a time is a collection of short stories filmed around the world on men and their extraordinary adventures in nature.
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1 online resource (38 min.).
Today, there is in our ordinary and structured world, people who are now shaping the legends of tomorrow, thanks to their direct contact with nature: fishermen, hunters, nature keepers. Let us embark on their fantastic adventures.
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vi, 170 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
This text provides the veterinary practitioner with an easy-to-use manual of tortoise and turtle care. It deals with the many medical and surgical conditions that a veterinarian may encounter, and extensive use of colour photographs and illustrations define the appropriate treatment required for each presenting condition. Information on the drugs and dosages recommended are also included. Wherever possible, the text is presented in tabular or note form for ease of reference.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780632040599 20160527
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14 p. ; 22 cm.
Science Library (Li and Ma)

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