The Gila Monster, Heloderma suspectum: Natural History, Husbandry and Propagation
By Schwandt, Hans-Joachim
Pp. 272; 395 text-figures (most are color photographs), 15 pages of book ads for Chimaira appear at the rear. White pictorial laminated boards, lettered in black and red on the spine and front cover and with color photo of the Gila monster on the from board, 8vo. Frankfurt Contributions to Natural History volume 84. This monograph has been translated from the original German by Dr. Donald W. Stremme. The book describes the current state of knowledge about Heloderma suspectum including the author’s own experiences on the breeding and care of this lizard species. The work also includes a chapter on the evolution of helodermatids by Krister T. Smith from the Senckenberg Museum in Frankfurt and other contributions by Aaron Bauer from Villanova University in the USA. This book is destined to become a classic work on the Gila Monster. No ownership marks.
|Publisher Place||Frankfurt am Main|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||A fine copy.|