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Crocodiles; their natural history, folklore and conservation

C. A. W. Guggisberg

Crocodiles; their natural history, folklore and conservation

by C. A. W. Guggisberg

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Published by David & Charles in Newton Abbot .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crocodiles.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 187-195.

    Statement[by] C. A. W. Guggisberg.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL666.C9 G8 1972b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 204 p.
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5329205M
    ISBN 100715352725
    LC Control Number72182210

      Crocodilians: Natural History and Conservation A wide-ranging and extensively illustrated educational resource covering major crocodilian topics. Includes a complete species database, an expanding biology database, communication and vocalizations, an extensive and professional captive care manual, internet resources, and a picture of the month. Details about CROCODILES NATURAL HISTORY FOLKLORE & CONSERVATION alligators caimans gavials. CROCODILES NATURAL HISTORY FOLKLORE & CONSERVATION alligators caimans gavials. Item information. Condition: Very good. Sale ends in: A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition.

    One species of bird called the Crocodile Bird wanders freely among the basking Nile crocodiles (Crocodylus niloticus), picking leeches and parasites from their skins, and food fragments from their mouths. They live in harmony, the Crocodile Bird providing a lookout for danger for the crocodile and a tooth-cleaning service in exchange for food. In many areas, including the Purari River basin, the extensive hunting of crocodiles during the last three decades has drastically reduced their wild populations. The Government of Papua New Guinea has been aware of the pressures on wild crocodile populations and in the last five years, with the help of the United Nations has actively Cited by: 4.

      "A large male nile crocodile would be in the ball park of m in total length and a mass of kg; Gerard wood, in his guiness book of animal facts & feats, wrote on an animal measuring m in total length with an estimated mass of kg, and a m animal weighing in at kg, all of these are of course a lot bigger than the. acutus adult Alligator Alvarez del Toro American animals appears areas Australia average breeding Caiman captive Chapter classes cm/day conservation Creek crocodiles crocodilians Crocodylus density dry season eggs estimate et al example export factors female Figure fish flooding Florida freshwater give given Group growth rate Gulf of Reviews: 1.


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An encyclopedic and colorfully illustrated reference book with in-depth yet accessible articles by leading crocodile researchers.

Crocodiles: Their Natural History, Folklore and Conservation. Crocodiles (subfamily Crocodylinae) or true crocodiles are large semiaquatic reptiles that live throughout the tropics in Africa, Asia, the Americas and Australia.

Crocodylinae, all of whose members are considered true folklore and conservation book, is classified as a biological subfamily.A broader sense of the term crocodile, Crocodylidae that includes Tomistoma, is not used in this : Reptilia.

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Guggisberg, in his book "Crocodiles: their natural history, folklore and conservation", follows the evidence well. He notes that the 14th Century book "Mendeville's Travels" was responsible for the spread of this myth into popular culture, even making it.

The habitat of the American crocodile consists largely of coastal areas. It is also found in river systems, but tends to prefer salinity, resulting in the species congregating in brackish lakes, mangrove swamps, lagoons, cays, and small crocodiles also have tolerance to saltwater due to salt glands underneath the tongue, but the American crocodile is the only Class: Reptilia.

Morelet's crocodile (Crocodylus moreletii), also known as the Mexican crocodile, is a modest-sized crocodilian found only in fresh waters of the Atlantic regions of Mexico, Belize and Guatemala.

It usually grows to about 3 metres ( ft) in length. It is a Least Concern species. The species has a fossil record in Guatemala. Taxonomy and etymology. Morelet's crocodile was Class: Reptilia.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Crocodiles: Their Natural History, Folklore and Conservation by C.A.W. Guggisberg (Hardback, ) at the best online prices at eBay. Free delivery for many products. A representative sample of waterways in Liberia was surveyed for crocodiles, and all three species of African crocodiles were observed.

Contrary to previous reports, only Nile crocodiles inhabit the Monrovia mangrove swamps and brackish-water mouths of rivers; there are no slendersnouted or dwarf crocodiles in these by:   The Crocodile Specialist Bank is a worldwide network of people actively involved in the conservation of the world’s 23 living species.

The superfamily Alligatoroidea includes all crocodilians (fossil and extant) that are more closely related to the American alligator than to either the Nile crocodile or the gharial. Members of this superfamily first arose in the late Cretaceous.

Leidyosuchus of Alberta is the earliest known genus. Fossil alligatoroids have been found throughout Eurasia as land bridges across both Class: Reptilia. The American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) is a large crocodylian reptile found throughout the southeastern United States.

Individuals as long as 19 feet ( m) have been reported, but ten or eleven feet ( m) is more typical for large adults. Remarks: The taxonomy and overall distribution of C.

niloticus has been summarized by Neill (), King (), and Ross and Magnusson (). The classical natural history research on C. niloticus. remains the extensive, detailed study by Cott (); however, other contributions and summaries can be found in Neill (), Guggisberg (), Pooley.

A Brief History of Crocodilian Science. known for their work in crocodilian conservation, particularly Crocodiles. Their Natural History, Folklore. and Conservation. Identification: Alligator mississippiensis is a robust crocodilian with a total length of m ( ft), and a record length of m (19 ft 2 in) (Conant and Collins, ).

American alligators can be distinguished from Crocodylus acutus, the American crocodile, and Caiman crocodilus, common caiman, by the presence of a broad, rounded snout, without conspicuous.

Crocodilians: Natural History and Conservation is the Internet's largest crocodile site, established in Written by a crocodile specialist, it's an ever-growing database of everything you need to know about crocodiles, including all the different species, their biology, conservation, how they talk, and even their captive care.

Population and habitat viability assessment for gharial: Briefing book. Apple Valley, MN: IUCN/SSC Conservation Breeding Specialist Group.

Rao, R.J., and L.A.K. Singh. Communal nesting by gharial Gavialis gangeticus (Gmelin) (Reptilia: Crocodilia) in National Chambal Sanctuary. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society, 90(1):   C.A. Guggisberg, in his book "Crocodiles: their natural history, folklore and conservation", follows the evidence well.

He notes that the 14th Century book "Mendeville's Travels" was responsible for the spread of this myth into popular culture, even making it into the work of Shakespeare.None yet. Ross. Ross’s books. Crocodiles and Alligators. Crocodiles and alligators.

Crocodiles are (ancient) animals in the world. There are 25 kinds of crocodiles and their relatives on our planet nowadays. large) of them is the Crested crocodile which lives in the south .