Biology and Evolution of Crocodylians by Gordon Grigg,David Kirshner PDF

By Gordon Grigg,David Kirshner

ISBN-10: 0801454107

ISBN-13: 9780801454103

Biology and Evolution of Crocodylians is a accomplished evaluation of present wisdom concerning the world's greatest and most renowned dwelling reptiles.

Gordon Grigg's authoritative and obtainable textual content and David Kirshner's attractive interpretive paintings and color photos mix expertly during this modern occasion of crocodiles, alligators, caimans and gharials. This ebook showcases the abilities and services that permit crocodylians to stay how and the place they do. It covers the biology and ecology of the extant species, conservation concerns, crocodylian–human interplay and the evolutionary heritage of the crowd, and encompasses a massive volume of latest info; 25 according to cent of 1100 brought up courses have seemed for the reason that 2007.

Richly illustrated with greater than 500 color photos and black and white illustrations, this booklet can be a benchmark reference paintings for crocodylian biologists, herpetologists and vertebrate biologists for years to come.

Winner of the 2015 Whitley Medal.

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