Buy Australian Lizards: A Natural History on lirodisa.tk ✓ FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders. Australian Lizards: A Natural History takes the reader on a journey through the remarkable life of lizards. It explores the places in which they live and what they.
Using a vast array of artful strategies, lizards have managed to find a home in virtually all terrestrial habitats. Australian Lizards: A Natural History takes the reader on a journey through the remarkable life of lizards. It explores the places in which they live and what they eat, shows how they make use of their senses and how they control their temperatures, how they reproduce and how they defend themselves. Lavishly illustrated with more than colour photographs, this book reveals behavioural aspects never before published, offering a fascinating glimpse into the unseen lives of these reptiles.
It will appeal to a diverse readership, from those with a general interest in natural history to the seasoned herpetologist. Steve K Wilson has written numerous feature articles on natural history and has authored or co-authored seven books on Australian reptiles. He holds one of the largest private libraries of Australian reptile images, as well as natural history photographs from excursions through South-East Asia, South Asia, Melanesia, Central America, Madagascar, Africa and Europe.
He has worked as an information officer at the Queensland Museum for more than 25 years, presenting talks and workshops, and acting as a liaison point between the public and curatorial staff. More recently, he has assisted the gas pipeline construction industry in devising the best methods of removing thousands of native animals trapped in long-distance pipeline trenches and collating data on their distribution. Newsletter Google 4.
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Benton Richard Fortey View All. Go to British Wildlife. Conservation Land Management. Go to Conservation Land Management. Click to have a closer look. Select version. Wilson's enthusiasm for lizards is infectious, his writing is clear and entertaining, and the photographs in this beautifully produced book are stunning.
District Council of Coober Pedy. Religion Spirituality. They may play dead to deceive a predator that has caught them; attempt to outrun the rattlesnake , which does not pursue prey; but stay still, relying on their cryptic coloration, for Masticophis whip snakes which can catch even swift prey. May not be open to the public Book; Illustrated English Show 0 more libraries It opens the door on an exciting and relatively new area of research. Life-history strategies of Australian lizards: a comparison between the tropics and the temperate zone.
This book represents a lifetime of enjoying lizards and is a remarkable synthesis of such knowledge. We are lucky to be able to access such knowledge and the incredible photographs throughout this book.
Wilson, based at the Queensland Museum, thought it was time to open our eyes to how they eat, live and love through more than beautiful images. A superb photographer, Wilson's prodigious photographic library is used to illustrate all topics in this book Wilson possesses that rare but extremely valuable ability to translate jargon-filled 'hard' science into enjoyable, digestible information.
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