My next interesting adventure took place on June 21st. Wyberba Leaf-tailed Gecko (Saltuaris wyberba) — This species has a tiny distribution in the granite belt of southern QLD. The book focuses on the natural history, habitat, behaviour and conservation, giving thus all necessary information for successful captive breeding. Animal Diversity Web. Snakes of the World. Hardcover, $12.95. Like many sites, this website may use cookies from time to time.

The authors advise on feeding and food supplements, housing, health care, breeding, and more. Within each region (Europe, Asia, North America, Central America and the Caribbean, etc.) I’m not 100% set on how I want the images/information laid out. The extent of the research involved with the production of this title is almost incomprehensible – the bibliography is almost 16 pages long. When prompted to select a Shipping Method, select Other (Prearranged with Herp Books staff). A home for herps is also a place for people. They are favorites of scientific study and beloved pets throughout the world. C.

For example, the genome that codifies oxidative metabolism is pretty much the same between organisms that metabolize oxygen for energy. Colored Atlas of the Reptiles of the North Eurasia (taxonomic diversity, distribution, conservation status) presents up­to­date information on all species and subspecies of turtles (7 species), lizards (112 species) and snakes (74 species) inhabiting the territories of the former Soviet Union and Mongolia. The Keeper and the Kept by Carl Kauffeld, Carl was one of Herpetology’s true pioneers. The author also draws heavily from the firsthand experiences of herpetological enthusiasts in detailing husbandry practices for feeding; administering vitamin and mineral supplements; breeding; and setting up, heating, lighting and maintaining vivaria. Having seen some of the photos to be published and noting Greer’s prior form (in particular his book The Biology and Evolution of Australian Lizards published in 1989), this next title will be another one not to miss. This page actually had its start in 1976 long before personal computers. A huge book with Zhaoermia on the cover.

If a title of interest is found check with me for availability . I would recommend it to anyone who is an amateur amphibian surveyor right up to a professional as it is easy to become complacent. Turtles can live for more than 30 years, pythons for more than 15 years and lizards such as Blue-tongues for 20 years. It was in front of the nearest door (of course!), and stood up to its full 12 foot height as I appeared. So to explain. Cashner, R. As we all know, Evil is in the eye of the beholder; indeed, the presence of a snake in a Russian peasant household was often considered an omen for Good, and brought wealth and good health.

Meyndert currently resides in Melbourne, Australia, where he operates and owns a large scale reptile breeding facility at a professional level. We specialize in hard-to-find books. And….you actually have a husband/wife who agrees it’s a special moment! Still a good price. As we all know, Evil is in the eye of the beholder; indeed, the presence of a snake in a Russian peasant household was often considered an omen for Good, and brought wealth and good health. Featuring an all-new fifth-color cover by Sonic superstar Tracy Yardley, Terry Austin and Vincent Lovallo! Call number Ellis Aves E333, Special Collections.

Individuals in the north of the range tend to be slightly smaller and are brown or reddish, while southern populations are darker and strongly patterned. Gloyd and Roger Conant. Gerry Swan is an Associate of the Australian Museum and well known author. 8. The tail is almost the same length of the head and body. and bearded dragon … I guess there are aberrant water snakes too.

In fact, he got me into herping, and not the other way around. In 2009, Hoser started his own journal, the Australasian Journal of Herpetology, for which he is editor and, as of August 2014, the sole contributing author of all 24 issues containing 102 papers.[17] The taxon count for issues 1-24 (years 2009-2014) of the Australasian Journal of Herpetology is 752 taxa i.e. University Archives Photos. Alligator & Crocodile Forum Sponsored by the Crocodile Specialist Group and Crocodilians: Natural History & Conservation, this HerpForum bulletin board provides a way in which any aspect of crocodilians can be discussed. To assess the continued need for such information, I reviewed well-known books by respected ichthyologists or herpetologists, each of which included species accounts documenting information (or lack thereof) on the taxa in a state or region. By Johan Marais. Harvey Pough is Professor Emeritus in the Thomas H.

Composed of a Chairperson and committee members; brings conservation issues that affect reptiles and amphibians to the attention of state and federal government agencies, non-government organizations, and herpetologists worldwide; serves as a liaison between the SSAR and public and private groups to provide expert advice and factual knowledge about problems confronting amphibian and reptile populations; coordinates SSAR responses to proposed national and international legislation and other conservation matters involving reptiles and amphibians.