North American Box Turtles: A Natural History

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North American Box Turtles: A Natural History

By Dodd, Jr., C. Kenneth

SKU# 18628

$ 48.00

Pp. xiv, (iv), 3-239; 48 color plates, 47 text-figures, 5 maps.  Color pictorial stiff wrappers, lg 8vo.  In North American Box Turtles, Kenneth Dodd has written the first book-length natural history of the twelve species and subspecies of this endangered animal.  This volume includes comprehensive information on the species' evolution, behavior, courtship and reproduction, habitat use, diet, population structure, systematics, and disease.  Special features include color photos of all species, subspecies, and their habitats; a simple identification guide to both living and fossil species; and a summary of information on fossil Terrapene and Native uses of box turtles.  End-of-chapter sections highlight future research directions, including the need for long-term monitoring and observation of box turtles within their natural habitat and conservation applications.  No ownership marks and no signs of use.

Publisher University of Oklahoma Press
Publisher Place Norman
Date Published 2002
Date Published Estimated No
Edition Second printing
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Fine
Condition Description A fine (as new) copy.
ISBN 0-8061-3501-8
Limited Edition