A Natural History of Some Uncommon Creatures--extraordinary Chameleons, Iguanas, Geckos, and More

Book - 2002
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References to lizards in pop culture have brought the largest group of reptiles into the public eye lately, prompting more people to keep the colourful creatures as pets. This book combines excellent vivid colour photography with interesting, entertaining text that details the lives of a variety of lizards. The result is an enlightening and often amusing book. In an easy-to-read conversational tone, David Badger provides a general overview of lizards and then digs deeper, exploring the specific characteristics and behaviours of 29 species of chameleons, geckos, skinks, iguanas, monitors, and other lizards. He discusses physical characteristics and behaviours of lizards, the natural history of selected species, the curious relationship between lizards and humans, and the current threats to lizard populations and their habitats. Features 102 full-colour photographs by the late renowned nature photographer John Netherton, this is a fascinating look at a fascinating creature.
Publisher: Stillwater, Minn. : Voyageur Press, c2002
ISBN: 9780896585201
Characteristics: 160 p. : col. ill
Additional Contributors: Netherton, John


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Apr 08, 2018

From geckos, to chameleons, to skinks, and beyond - This first-rate picture-book about the world of lizards tells you everything (in plain language) that you need to know about these truly spectacular, cold-blooded creatures.

Presented by David Badger - This glossy volume showcases 30 of the most fascinating lizards from all over this diverse planet.

From the smallest, to the largest - And - From the slowest, to the fastest - Believe me - After going through this superb book, you'll never look at lizards the same way again.

(*Watch cute gecko video*)

Oct 27, 2017

The panther chameleon is absolutely gorgeous! 10/10 stars, highly recommended!

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