Description: Quarto, dustwrapper, 502 pp., 750 full-colour illustrations of waterfowl in their natural habitat."Probably no other living person has travelled so far to observe and study waterfowl and other aquatic birds as Frank Todd and certainly nobody has photographed ducks, geese and swans more extensively." Paul Johnsgard. Read More
Description: Reprint). 695 pp., Black and white photographs, illustrations. BRAND NEW. A survey of all aspects of turtle biology, this text ranges from care and management of turtles used in research, to conservation requirements and techniques. The authors cover such considerations as field and lab techniques, vital functions and sensory processes, reproduction and embryology, behavioural aspects, and population ecology. Read More
Publisher: University of Chicago,, Chicago:
Date published: 1999.
Description: Quarto, paperback, 609 pp., 16 colour plates, other illustrations, maps. BRAND NEW. This volume in the series provides a survey and synthesis of current knowledge of the more than 650 species of land and marine mammals found in Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Brazil, as well as information on the mammalian fossil record, current biodiversity, and biogeography of this region. Chapters present up-to-date taxonomic information, ecological and behavioural characteristics, conservation status, and ... Read More