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Books editi da Johns Hopkins Univ Pr pubblicati nella collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr Hardcover con argomento Turtles
Turtles of the World
Pritchard Peter C. H. (TRN)
edizioni Johns Hopkins Univ Pr collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (Hardcover), 2006
From the familiar painted turtle basking on a log to the majestic long-lived giant tortoises, turtles are among the most fascinating animals on the planet. For many years Franck Bonin, Bernard Devaux, and Alain Dupré have traveled the world together to study turtles in their natural habitats. In this complete guide...
Hagen Cris (PHT)
edizioni Johns Hopkins Univ Pr collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (Hardcover), 2009
Ever wonder how many kinds of turtles there are? Or if they have teeth? Why so many turtles have yellow stripes on their neck? If it is wise to feed turtles in your neighborhood pond or lake? Whit Gibbons and Judy Greene, two internationally known turtle biologists, provide complete answers to the most frequently asked...
Spotila James R.
edizioni Johns Hopkins Univ Pr collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (Hardcover), 2004
For more than a hundred million years, sea turtles have been swimming in the world's oceans. These magnificent, long-lived creatures spend their lives in the water, coming ashore to lay their eggs. Upon hatching, the baby turtles leave the nest and enter a dangerous world of storms and predators. The females will return...
Saving Sea Turtles
Spotila James R.
edizioni Johns Hopkins Univ Pr collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (Hardcover), 2011
In April 2007, eleven leatherback turtles captured the imagination of the public worldwide as they "raced" from Costa Rica toward the Galápagos Islands. Known as the Great Turtle Race, this event tracked these critically endangered sea turtles, drawing attention to their fragile status and generating data on the turtles...