Amphibians and Reptiles of the US–Mexico Border by Julio A. Lemos-Espinal,Randall D. Babb,Thomas C.

By Julio A. Lemos-Espinal,Randall D. Babb,Thomas C. Brennan,Alexander Cruz,James R. Dixon,William Farr,Lee Grismer,Bradford D. Hollingsworth,Robert E. Lovich,Clark R. Mahrdt,Charles W. Painter,James C. Rorabaugh,Geoffrey R. Smith,Hobart M. Smith,James N. Stu

In the 1st bilingual paintings at the reptiles and amphibians of the US–Mexico border, best herpetologists come jointly to explain the herpetofauna of the states of this quarter, which include greater than six hundred species of toads, frogs, salamanders, turtles, sea turtles, alligators, lizards, snakes, and sea snakes which are came upon alongside the virtually 2,000-mile border among the 2 countries.

every one bankruptcy is dedicated to at least one state—four within the US (California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas) and 6 in Mexico (Baja California, Sonora, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas)—with textual content in either English and Spanish.

The chapters include an creation to the world, a evaluation of the examine, a comic strip of the state’s physiography, and an outline of the species current in addition to the pertinent conservation matters they face. a colour photograph gallery comprises photos of approximately all species.

nearly forty percentage of the featured local species are shared among the U.S. and Mexico, reminding us that animals depend upon the integrity of normal landscapes and proving the necessity for a complete, bilingual connection with support lead a shared attempt within the administration and conservation of the borderlands.

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