North American Box Turtles: A Natural History
By Dodd, Jr., C. Kenneth
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|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||A fine (as new) copy.|