Reptiles and Insects

Fog City Press

Hardcover, 608 pages / Encyclopedia of Discovery

The two guide sections of this book give a detailed introduction to a wide range of reptiles and amphibians. Each animal is described and information given on its unique characteristics, reproduction behavior, size, diet, and where to find it. Strong visuals increase our understanding and assist our identification of these fascinating creatures in their natural habitats.For each listing there is the common name followed by the scientific family name; captions and labels draw attention to interesting features or information on each reptile or amphibian; the taxonomic data at the top of each entry indicates the order each reptile or amphibian belongs to; photographs and illustrations support the text with a visual identification for each reptile and amphibian; and snapshot panels give vital at-a-glance information about the animal's size, diet, habitat, and distribution.