Grzimeks Student Animal Life Resource: Reptiles offers readers comprehensive and easy-to-useinformation on Earths reptiles.
Entries are arranged by taxonomy, the science through which living things are classified into related groups.
Each entry includes sections on physical characteristics; geographic range; habitat; diet;
behavior and reproduction; reptiles and people; and conservation status.
Family entries are followed by one or more species accounts and a range map and
photo or illustration for each species.
Entries conclude with a list of books, periodicals, and Web sites that may be used for further research.
Both volumes of Grzimeks Student Animal Life Resource: Reptiles includes a pronunciation guide
for scientific names, a glossary, an overview of reptiles, a list of species in the set by biome,
a list of species by geographic location, and an index.
The set has nearly 200 full-color maps, photos, and illustrations to enliven the text, and sidebars provide additional facts and related information.