n African Journal of Herpetology - Synthesising herpetology
Herpetology : An Introductory Biology of Amphibians and Reptiles, George R. Zug, Laurie J. Vitt & Janalee P. Caldwell : book review

Volume 51, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 2156-4574
  • E-ISSN: 2153-3660
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Extracted from text ... Book review Synthesising herpetology Herpetology: An Introductory Biology of Amphibians and Reptiles. George R. Zug, Laurie J. Vitt & Janalee P. Caldwell. 2001. xiv + 630 pp, hardbound, second edition. Academic Press. US$ 70. ISBN: 012782622X. 157 African Journal of Herpetology, 2002 51(2): 157-160. Synthesising an entire field is a challenge in any discipline. Herpetology is no exception, especially considering the burgeoning number of herpetological papers, books, and journals. There is a rich history of herpetology texts. Grey-haired herpetologists frequently have a copy of Goin & Goin (1962) or Porter (1972), while younger herpetologists tend to have more recent texts ..

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