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Title: South African Red Data Book - Reptiles and Amphibians. A Report of the Committee for Nature Conservation National Programme for Ecosystem Research
Description: (Pretoria: CSIR, Foundation for Research Development, 1988). . South African National Scientific Programmes, Report No. 151, August 1988. 295 x 208 mm; red card wrappers; pp. vi + 241; maps; tables; diagrams; photographs. Wrappers somewhat rubbed; trace of spotting to edges. Very good condition. "This multi-authored volume provides red data sheets for 93 species of threatened reptiles and amphibians, found within South Africa ... Species are grouped according to established IUCN criteria into extinct, endangered, vulnerable, rare, and indeterminate categories. Additional categories of restricted and peripheral are included to identify potentially sensitive groups. Each data sheet summarises knowledge of the species' biology and conservation status, and is accompanied by a distribution map and a list of published sources. Where possible, species in the important categories of endangered, vulnerable and rare are also illustrated as an aid to identification.".

Keywords: Herpetology. . Frogs. Extinction. Wildlife . Habitat Destruction

Price: GBP 17.50 = appr. US$ 24.99 Seller: Christison Rare Books
- Book number: 6983

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