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Turtles of the United States and Canada

by Carl H. Ernst

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Turtles -- United States,
    • Turtles -- Canada

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 483-571) and index.

      StatementCarl H. Ernst, Roger W. Barbour, and Jeffrey E. Lovich.
      ContributionsBarbour, Roger William, 1919-, Lovich, Jeffrey E.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL666.C5 E76 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxviii, 578 p., [32] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages578
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1424390M
      ISBN 101560983469
      LC Control Number93034939

      Seventy-five percent of the turtle species in the United States can be found in the Southeast. In fact, the region is second only to parts of Asia in its number of native turtles. Filled with more than two hundred color photographs and written with a special focus on conservation, this guide covers forty-five species of this nonthreatening.   The Eastern Box Turtle is a terrestrial box turtle found throughout Southern Ontario in Canada, in Maine, Michigan, and the Eastern Seaboard in the United States, and on the Yucatan Peninsula and along the Gulf of Mexico in Mexico. Females have brown irises while males are red.

      The stinkpot turtle (Sternotherus odoratus), also known as the musk turtle, is a member of the Kinosternidae family of mud and musk turtles. In Canada, this small turtle can be found only in the southern parts of Ontario, in slow-moving streams, lakes, marshes and ponds. Humane Society of the United States The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), a non-profit organi-zation founded in , is devoted to making the world safe for animals through legal, educational, legislative, and investigative means. As an animal protection organization, the mission of The HSUS is to create a humane.

      Handbook of Turtles: The Turtles of the United States, Canada, and Baja California. Cornell University Press, Ernst, Carl H., Roger W. Barbour, & Jeffrey E. Lovich. Turtles of the United States and Canada. Smithsonian Institution (2nd Edition published ) North American Rattlesnakes Ernst, Carl. H. Venomous Reptiles of North. Box turtles are North American turtles of the genus gh box turtles are superficially similar to tortoises in terrestrial habits and overall appearance, they are actually members of the American pond turtle family ().The twelve taxa which are distinguished in Class: Reptilia.


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