By Edmund J. Zimmerer,David H. Snyder,A. Floyd Scott,David F. Frymire

Known for its average good looks, Land among the Lakes nationwide game quarter is the most important inland peninsula within the usa. inclusive of 170,000 acres of forested and guarded public land among Kentucky Lake (Tennessee River) and Lake Barkley (Cumberland River), this scenic sanctuary is visited by means of greater than 1.4 million nature fanatics each year and encompasses many various habitats, each one assisting a selected neighborhood of vegetation and animals. Amphibians and Reptiles of Land among the Lakes is your advisor to a few of the often-overlooked citizens of this specific environment. The authors provide specified descriptions and wonderful colour pictures of the salamanders, frogs, toads, turtles, lizards, and snakes present in the quarter. each one access comprises the species' medical and customary names in addition to info on its distribution, habitat, and common heritage. an in depth word list assists readers in making a choice on the animals.

This convenient reference illustrates the collective ecological influence that those underappreciated species have at the habitats during which they thrive. no matter if you're a specialist or yard naturalist, Amphibians and Reptiles of Land among the Lakes is an necessary source for realizing those attention-grabbing creatures.

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