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Reptiles and birds

a popular account of the various orders; with a description of the habits and economy of the most interesting

by Louis Figuier

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by W.J. Holland in Springfield, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds,
  • Reptiles

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Louis Figuier ; edited by Parker Gillmore.
    ContributionsGillmore, Parker
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 648 p. :
    Number of Pages648
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23368571M
    OCLC/WorldCa25237049

    Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds and Mammals of New York, Including Their Protective Status which was first published in and revised and reprinted in This version has had substantial revision in content and form. First printing - Second printing (rev.) - File Size: KB. Equal parts art, science, and empathy for wildlife, this book is not just a great contribution to the understanding and appreciation of herpetological fauna of the "magical archipelago," it is also a showcase for a new photographic technique to document reptiles at a resolution equivalent to that of a living reptile.

    Record book of the holder of a – Commercial Wildlife Licence (animals), Recreational Wildlife Licence (birds, reptiles and amphibians), Wildlife Farming Licence, Permit to Keep Wildlife, or another person keeping prescribed exempt birds for a commercial purpose. Nature Conservation Act Permit and GPO Box Wildlife Fact-file book Cards reptiles, mammals, birds educational learning. Condition is Very Good. Shipped with USPS Priority Mail. Counted pages in excellent condition!Seller Rating: % positive.

    This is the first comprehensive guide to the unique wildlife of the Galápagos, encompassing the birds, mammals, and reptiles a visitor to these extraordinary islands might encounter. The innovative, simple-to-use format of the pocket-sized volume will help beginners and experts alike to identify with confidence the striking and charismatic Galápagos fauna.4/5(1). Half hours with fishes, reptiles, and birds. New York, American Book Co. [©] (OCoLC) Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Charles Frederick Holder.


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