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Iguanas: Biology and Conservation

Allison Alberts (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238541
eISBN:
9780520930117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238541.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This book offers an account of the latest research on the evolution, behavioral ecology, and conservation of the highly visible and increasingly endangered Iguana, much loved by professional ... More


Museum Collections

John W. Ferner, Jeffrey G. Davis, and Paul J. Krusling

in Amphibian Declines: The Conservation Status of United States Species

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235922
eISBN:
9780520929432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235922.003.0034
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Most professional herpetologists have had a course in college or graduate school that required some form of field collection. The collected specimens were often expected to be of “museum quality” and ... More


Science, Love, and Anaconda Research

Jesús A. Rivas

in Anaconda: The Secret Life of the World's Largest Snake

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780199732876
eISBN:
9780197521007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199732876.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

This introductory chapter provides an overview of anaconda research. It describes the author’s experience growing up as a herpetologist in Venezuela, which has both advantages and disadvantages. The ... More


How Big Can a Giant Be?

Jesús A. Rivas

in Anaconda: The Secret Life of the World's Largest Snake

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780199732876
eISBN:
9780197521007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199732876.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

This chapter determines the maximum size that anacondas can reach, which has been the subject of long-standing debate among herpetologists. There are many accounts of snakes around 9 to 11 meters ... More


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