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Cyclura: Natural History, Husbandry, and Conservation of by Jeffrey Lemm,Allison C. Alberts

By Jeffrey Lemm,Allison C. Alberts

Rock iguanas of the West Indies are thought of to be the main endangered team of lizards on this planet. they're a flagship species within the Caribbean and on so much islands are the most important place of birth animals. regrettably, human encroachment and brought animals have introduced this species to the threshold of extinction. Cyclura: traditional heritage, Husbandry, and Conservation of the West Indian Iguanas is the 1st publication to mix the usual historical past and captive husbandry of those amazing reptiles, whereas while outlining the issues researchers and conservationists are fighting to avoid wasting those appealing, iconic animals of the Caribbean islands.

Authors Jeffrey Lemm and Allison Alberts were learning West Indian iguanas for almost twenty years within the wild and in captivity; their reports with wild iguanas and their beautiful images of those charismatic lizards within the wild make this e-book essential for reptile researchers, teachers and fans, in addition to an individual drawn to nature and conservation.

  • Includes chapters with contributions by means of best specialists on rock iguana taxonomy, foodstuff, and ailments
  • Features colour images of all taxa, together with habitat and captive shots
  • Provides simply comprehensible and usable details gleaned from event and hands-on reptile study

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