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Reptiles and Amphibians

Ashton, R.E., Jr. 1976. Endangered and Threatened Amphibians and Reptiles of the United States. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Herpetological Circular 5, 65 pages.
Badger, David. 1995. Frogs. Voyageur Press, Stillwater, MN, 143 pages.
Beebee, T.J.C. 1996. Ecology and Conservation of Amphibians. Chapman & Hall, London, UK, 214 pages.
Bjorndal, Karen A. (ed.). 1995. Biology and Conservation of Sea Turtles. Rev. edition. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC, 584 pages.
Blaustein, Andrew R. 1994. Amphibians in a Bad Light. Natural History, Oct., Vol. 103, No. 10, pages 32-39. (Effects of ultraviolet light from ozone depletion on frogs.)
Bury, R.B., C.K. Dodd, Jr. and G.M. Fellers. 1980. Conservation of the Amphibia of the United States: A Review. US Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Resource Pub. 134, 34 pages.
Carr, A.F. 1973. So Excellent a Fishe. The Natural History of Sea Turtles.  Anchor Books.
Cogger, Harold G. and Richard G. Zweifel (eds.). 1992. Reptiles & Amphibians. Smithmark Pub., Inc., New York, 240 pages.
Cook, F.R. 1970. Rare or Endangered Canadian Amphibians and Reptiles.  Canadian Field-Naturalist, Vol. 84, No. 1, pages 9-16.
Degraaff, Robert M. 1991. The Book of the Toad. Park Street Press, VT, 208 pages.
Dodd, C.K., Jr. 1979. A Bibliography of Endangered and Threatened Amphibians and Reptiles in the United States and its Territories. Smithsonian Herpetological Information Service No. 46, 35 pages; Supplement No. 49, 16 pages, 1981, Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC.
Ernst, Carl H. and R.W. Barbour. 1989. Turtles of the World. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC, 313 pages.
Ernst, Carl H. and George R. Zug. 1996. Snakes In Question. The Smithsonian Answer Book. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC, 264 pages.
Frost, Daniel R. (ed.). 1985. Amphibian Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographical Reference. Allen Press, Lawrence, KS, 732 pages.
Greene, Harry W. 1997. Snakes. The Evolution of Mystery in Nature. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA.
Groombridge, Brian (ed.). 1982. The IUCN Amphibia-Reptilia Red Data Book, Part I, Testudines, Crocodylia and Rhynchocephalia. IUCN, Switzerland.
Honegger, Rene E. (ed.). 1979. IUCN Red Data Book, Vol. 3: Amphibia and Reptilia. IUCN, Switzerland.
Klauber, Laurence M. 1997. Rattlesnakes. Their Habits, Life Histories, and Influence on Mankind. 2nd edition, 2 volumes. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA.
Lehrer, John. 1990. Turtles and Tortoises. Mallard Press, New York, 127 pages.
Marquez-M., Rene. 1990. Sea Turtles of the World: An Annotated and Illustrated Catalogue of Sea Turtle Species Known to Date. FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) Fisheries Synopsis, Vol. II (125).
Mattison, Chris. 1992. Frogs and Toads of the World. Blandford Press, London, UK.
Miller, Gordon L. (ed.). 2000. Nature's Fading Chorus. Classic and Contemporary Writings on Amphibians. Island Press, Washington, DC, 250 pages.
Neill, W.T. 1971. The Last of the Ruling Crocodiles: Alligators, Crocodiles, and Their Kin. Columbia University Press, New York, 486 pages.
Perrero, L. 1975. Alligators and Crocodiles: The Disappearing Dragons.  Windward, Miami, FL, 64 pages.
Petranka, James. 1998. Salamanders of the United States and Canada. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC, 592 pages.
Phillips, Kathryn. 1994. Tracking the Vanishing Frogs. An Ecological Mystery.  St. Martin's Press, New York, 244 pages.
Pritchard, Peter. 1979. Encyclopedia of Turtles. T.F.H. Publications, Inc., Neptune, NJ.
Pritchard, Peter. 1977. Marine Turtles of Micronesia. Chelonia Press, San Francisco, CA, 83 pages.
Rebel, T.P. (ed.). 1974. Sea Turtles and the Turtle Industry of the West Indies, Florida, and the Gulf of Mexico. University of Miami Press, Coral Gables, FL, 250 pages.
Reidman, S.R., and R. Witham. 1974. Turtles, Extinction or Survival?  Abelard-Schuman, New York, 156 pages.
Souder, William. 2000. A Plague of Frogs. The Horrifying True Story. Hyperion, New York.
Stebbins, R.C. and N.W. Cohen. 1995. A Natural History of Amphibians.
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 316 pages.
Thorbjarnarson, John (compiler). 1992. Crocodiles. An Action Plan for Their Conservation. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland, 144 pages.
World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1993. World Checklist of Threatened Amphibians and Reptiles. WCMC and Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Cambridge, UK, 991 pages.

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