Costa Rica is a remarkable place for amphibians and reptiles Known for its biological diversity, conservation priorities, and extensive protected lands, this small country contains 418 herpetological species including the dangerous fer de lance and black headed bushmaster, the biologically complex poison dart frog, the beloved sea turtles, as well as numerous dink, foam, glass, and rain frogs Additional species are thought to be nearing extinction while others have only been introduced recently The bilingual English Spanish edition of Amphibians and Reptiles of Costa Rica is the perfect introductory guide to this diverse herpetofauna in a format that makes it easy to carry into the field The focus is on identification with a complete species list for the country including scientific, English Common, and Spanish Common names, as well as the older names for the many species that have been recently reclassified Key ID marks are noted as well as adult sizes Range maps identify the region s where species are known to be present Color photographs and drawings are provided for over 80 percent of the species, representing those that are most likely to be encountered All text is in English and Spanish Designed with ease of use in mind, this guide will be a great aid to the observer in identifying the specimen at hand.
Amphibians and Reptiles of Costa Rica Anfibios y reptiles de Costa Rica A Pocket Guide in English and Spanish Guia de bolsillo en ingles y espanol Zona Tropical Publications Costa Rica is a remarkable place for amphibians and reptiles Known for its biological diversity conservation priorities and extensive protected lands this small country contains herpetological
Muy decepcionante, descripciones muy breves iguales en muchas de las especies Una nica imagen por especie cuando aparece y de bastante mala calidad.Creo que por este precio pod a hacerse un libro mejor, sin duda no lo recomiendo.Seguire buscando otra opci n.
Peque o libro que recopila las distintas especies de anfibios y reptiles de Costa Rica No se trata de una gu a de identificaci n de hecho, un buen n mero de especies de anfibios vienen sin foto como tal, pero te permite hacerte una idea de la diversidad herpetol gica del pa s.
Es una guia muy completa sobre los amf bios y rept les de Costa R ca.Pero, se queda un poco corta y te deja un poco la miel en los labios.
Here s the perfect companion for eco touring Costa Rica s dense rain forests, mountain and coastal habitats I ve been planning my eco tour for some time and have been looking for a guidebook to help us locate and identify the many amphibians and reptiles to be found in Costa Rica This pocket size guide will be the first item I pack This is so exciting The guide is very rugged and is packed with vibrant photographs of most of the beautiful amphibians and reptiles I especially appreciate that ever [...]
This was the only bilingual field guide specific to Costa Rica that I could find for my daughter, who was teaching down there They need Spanish versions of the same field guides the eco tourists are using I hope to see like this for Costa Rican schools.
This is an excellent little field guide, highly portable, with clear photos and concise descriptions of the animals, as well as a super helpful feature of the geographic distribution of each one via a map with shaded areas, plus it contains the common names and descriptions in Spanish as well Wish all of my field guides were this user friendly
Great book, gives general range maps and basic information about a myriad of reptiles and amphibians