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Reptiles and Amphibians For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-7645-2569-8
368 pages
June 2003
US $19.99 Add to Cart
Other Available Formats: E-book

Part I: So You Want a Reptile or Amphibian?

Chapter 1: Is a Reptile or Amphibian for You?

Chapter 2: Deciding Which Herp Is Right for You.

Chapter 3: Reptiles 101.

Chapter 4: Tailed or Not: The Basic Amphibian.

Part II: Finding Your Herp and Setting Up Shop.

Chapter 5: Finding the Herp of Your Dreams.

Chapter 6: Handling Your Herp.

Chapter 7: Indoor Caging Basics.

Chapter 8: Giving Your Herp a Home in the Great Outdoors.

Chapter 9: Let There Be Light — and Heat.

Chapter 10: Do the Locomotion.

Part III: Open Wide! Feeding, Hydration, and Health.

Chapter 11: Water Me! Feed Me!

Chapter 12: An Apple (or Mouse) a Day Keeps the Vet Away.

Chapter 13: How Long Can This Relationship Last?

Part IV: The Birds and the Bees, and Legalities.

Chapter 14: To Breed or Not to Breed: That Is the Question.

Chapter 15: Making Babies.

Chapter 16: Tending to the Young’uns.

Chapter 17: Keeping It Legal.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 18: Ten Reasons to See Your Veterinarian.

Chapter 19: Ten U.S. Zoos with Great Herp Collections.

Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Become More Involved with Herps.

Appendix: Species Account of Popular Herps.


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