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Animals : A Research Guide: Reptiles & Amphibians

Library and online resources for information about animals

Reptiles & Amphibians : Recommended Resources

Grand Cayman blue iguanas

Grand Cayman blue iguanas (Cyclura lewisi). © San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance. All rights reserved.



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Conservation of mesoamerican amphibians and reptiles
By Jerry D. Johnson, et al. 
Call no. QL656 .C66 2010 REF

Handbook of venoms and toxins of reptiles
Edited by Stephen P. Mackessy
Call no. QL642 .H36 2010 REF

Venomous reptiles of the United States, Canada, and Northern Mexico
By Carl H. Ernst and Evelyn M. Ernst
Call no. QL642 .E76 2011 MAIN

Herpetology: an introductory biology of amphibians and reptiles
By George R. Zug, et al. 
Call no. QL641 .Z84 2001 REF

Turtles of the world
By Franck Bornin, et al. 
Call no. QL666 .C5 B66 2006 MAIN

Frogs: inside their remarkable world
By Ellin Beltz
Call no. QL666 .E2 B4 2005 MAIN

Amphibian declines: the conservation status of United States species
By Michael Lannoo
Call no. QL651 .A47 2005 MAIN

Threatened Amphibians of the World
Edited by Simon Stuart et al.
Call no. QL644.7 .T48 2008 REF
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Leap of faith: saving Panama's golden frogs
Ganglion Films
Call no. QL667 .E24 L43 2007

NATURE: The reptiles
WNET, New York
Call no. QL665 .R478 2003

Dragon Tale
Komodo Dragons
National Geographic
Call no. QL666 .L29 D73 2003

Journals & Databases

Websites : General Information

Websites : Taxonomy

Websites : Husbandry

Websites : Bites & Envenomation

Websites : by Taxonomic Group



Websites : Reptiles & Amphibians by Geographic Region


Other U.S. Regions

North America

Websites : Fact Sheets

Priority Species Information

Anegada Island blue iguana

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