Cyclura: Natural History, Husbandry, and Conservation of by Jeffrey Lemm,Allison C. Alberts

By Jeffrey Lemm,Allison C. Alberts

Rock iguanas of the West Indies are thought of to be the main endangered team of lizards on the earth. they seem to be a flagship species within the Caribbean and on so much islands are the most important fatherland animals. regrettably, human encroachment and brought animals have introduced this species to the edge of extinction. Cyclura: average historical past, Husbandry, and Conservation of the West Indian Iguanas is the 1st e-book to mix the usual background and captive husbandry of those amazing reptiles, whereas even as outlining the issues researchers and conservationists are combating to avoid wasting those attractive, iconic animals of the Caribbean islands.

Authors Jeffrey Lemm and Allison Alberts were learning West Indian iguanas for almost two decades within the wild and in captivity; their reviews with wild iguanas and their beautiful images of those charismatic lizards within the wild make this booklet vital for reptile researchers, lecturers and fanatics, in addition to somebody attracted to nature and conservation.

  • Includes chapters with contributions via top specialists on rock iguana taxonomy, foodstuff, and ailments
  • Features colour images of all taxa, together with habitat and captive shots
  • Provides simply comprehensible and usable info gleaned from event and hands-on reptile study

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