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Author Gilpin, Daniel.

Title Dwarf geckos, rattlesnakes, & other reptiles / by Daniel Gilpin.

Imprint Minneapolis, Minn. : Compass Point Books, c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Juvenile Non-Fiction  J 597.9 G489    ---  Available
Description 48 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Series Animal kingdom classification
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index.
Contents Diverse and numerous -- Reptile bodies -- When reptiles ruled -- Skin, scales, and claws -- Reptilian senses -- Colours and camouflage -- On the hunt -- Mating, eggs, and young -- Turtles and tortoises -- Lizards galore -- Slithering snakes -- Crocs and gators -- Worm lizards -- Reptiles on dry land -- Forest reptiles -- River and swamp reptiles -- Reptiles at sea -- Reptiles in danger -- Animal classification -- Animal phyla.
Summary Introduces readers to this cold-blooded group of animals, from the enourmous Galapagos giant tortoise to the legless glass lizard. Also examines the strangest of creatures, such as the tunnel-dwelling worm lizard and the more familiar saltwater crocodiles, loggerhead turtles, and cobras.
Subject Reptiles.
Reptiles -- Juvenile literature.
Added Title Dwarf geckos, rattlesnakes, and other reptiles
ISBN 0756512557 (hard cover)
Standard No. QBX a 05003818

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