By Jeffrey Lemm,Allison C. Alberts
Rock iguanas of the West Indies are thought of to be the main endangered crew of lizards on the planet. they're a flagship species within the Caribbean and on so much islands are the most important homeland animals. regrettably, human encroachment and brought animals have introduced this species to the threshold of extinction. Cyclura: normal historical past, Husbandry, and Conservation of the West Indian Iguanas is the 1st e-book to mix the normal background and captive husbandry of those outstanding reptiles, whereas while outlining the issues researchers and conservationists are struggling with to save lots of 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 reviews with wild iguanas and their beautiful images of those charismatic lizards within the wild make this ebook vital for reptile researchers, lecturers and fans, in addition to someone drawn to nature and conservation.
- Includes chapters with contributions through best specialists on rock iguana taxonomy, foodstuff, and ailments
- Features colour photographs of all taxa, together with habitat and captive shots
- Provides simply comprehensible and usable details gleaned from event and hands-on reptile learn
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Cyclura: Natural History, Husbandry, and Conservation of West Indian Rock Iguanas (Noyes Series in Animal Behavior, Ecology, Conservation, and Management) by Jeffrey Lemm,Allison C. Alberts