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Amphibians and Reptiles of Land Between the Lakes
by David H. Snyder and A. Floyd Scott and Edmund J. Zimmerer and David F. Frymire


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Known for its natural beauty, Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area is the largest inland peninsula in the United States. Consisting of 170,000 acres of forested and protected public land between Kentucky Lake (Tennessee River) and Lake Barkley (Cumberland River), this scenic sanctuary is visited by more than 1.4 million nature lovers annually and encompasses many diverse habitats, each supporting a particular community of plants and animals.  Read more...


 
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More About Amphibians and Reptiles of Land Between the Lakes by David H. Snyder; A. Floyd Scott; Edmund J. Zimmerer; David F. Frymire
 
 
 
Overview

Known for its natural beauty, Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area is the largest inland peninsula in the United States. Consisting of 170,000 acres of forested and protected public land between Kentucky Lake (Tennessee River) and Lake Barkley (Cumberland River), this scenic sanctuary is visited by more than 1.4 million nature lovers annually and encompasses many diverse habitats, each supporting a particular community of plants and animals. Amphibians and Reptiles of Land Between the Lakes is your guide to some of the often-overlooked residents of this unique ecosystem. The authors offer detailed descriptions and stunning color photographs of the salamanders, frogs, toads, turtles, lizards, and snakes found in the region. Each entry includes the species' scientific and common names as well as information on its distribution, habitat, and natural history. An extensive glossary assists readers in identifying the animals.

This handy reference illustrates the collective ecological effect that these underappreciated species have on the habitats in which they thrive. Whether you are a professional or backyard naturalist, Amphibians and Reptiles of Land Between the Lakes is an indispensable resource for understanding these fascinating creatures.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780813167671
  • ISBN-10: 0813167671
  • Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
  • Publish Date: September 2016
  • Page Count: 154
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds


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