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Biology of alligators and crocodiles

Alex D. Ruppert

Biology of alligators and crocodiles

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by Alex D. Ruppert

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Published by Abbe Publishers Association of Virginia in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alligators -- Indexes.,
  • Crocodiles -- Indexes.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (leaves 89-131).

    StatementAlex D. Ruppert.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ7996.C74 R86 1995, QL666.C925 R86 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination133 leaves ;
    Number of Pages133
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL785004M
    ISBN 100788307525, 0788307525, 0788307533
    LC Control Number95017181

    A juvenile African dwarf crocodile. In additions to genetic similarities to birds, their closest living relatives, crocs also share several important anatomical and behavioral characteristics. Like birds, these large reptiles have four-chambered hearts and highly efficient one-way lungs. They also. Definition noun, plural: alligators A large crocodilian species of the subfamily Alligatorinae Supplement Alligatoridae is a family comprised of two sub-families: (1) Alligatorinae (true alligators) and (2) Caimaninae (caimans). The subfamily Alligatorinae has ten known genera. However, only one of them is extant, i.e. the genus other nine genera are already extinct, i.e.

      Chapter three then shows how crocodiles and alligators build nests to lay eggs. The story ends by giving examples of different species within the crocodile/a This photographic non-fiction book gives many examples of the similarities and differences between alligators and crocodiles.4/5.   Abstract. We compare and contrast the signalling systems and social behaviors of Alligator mississippiensis, Crocodylus aculus, and Crocodylus qualitative analysis focuses primarily on the behaviors of adults during three phases of Cited by:

    This handbook provides a resource on the basic aspects of crocodilian biology, resource management, behaviour, anatomy, physiology and ecology. It is aimed at a broad audience of individuals concerned with crocodilians, such as wildlife officers in the field, wildlife researchers, environmental specialists, alligator/crocodile farming and ranching personnel, hunters and herpetologists. The recovery of Crocodylus porosus in the Northern Territory of Australia: in Crocodiles in Proceedings of the 15th Meeting of the Crocodile Specialist Group. IUCN: Gland, Switzerland Webb, G.J.W., Manolis, S.C. and Whitehead, P. (eds) (). Wildlife Management: Crocodiles and Alligators. Surrey Beatty & Sons: Chipping Norton, Australia.


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Biology of alligators and crocodiles by Alex D. Ruppert Download PDF EPUB FB2

From the title of this book, I assumed that an up-to-date treatise of the biology of crocodiles and alligators, including a well-researched and informative bibliography, would be forthcoming. How wrong I was. The book in paperback format is simply a cheaply-bound set of A4 photocopies.

Unfortunately, things go downhill once the covers are opened.1/5(1). This book is a comprehensive reference work on the biology, management and health of crocodiles, alligators and gharials.

It is applicable to both farmed and captive introductory chapter describes crocodilian anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and behaviour. One chapter is devoted to important aspects of crocodile farming, namely nutrition; incubation of eggs; rearing; breeding 4/5(1).

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Board books are best for babies and toddlers from ages newborn to 2 or 3. Picture books are generally great options for toddlers and for Author: Bookroo. Crocodiles, alligators, caimans, and gharials―the Crocodylia, known collectively as crocodylians―are the world’s largest living reptiles.

The largest of them, probably the estuarine or saltwater crocodile, Crocodylus porosus, can grow to almost twenty feet and weigh more than two thousand pounds.

Crocodylians are creatures of great by: Alligator & Crocodile Forum Sponsored by the Crocodile Specialist Group and Crocodilians: Natural History & Conservation, this HerpForum bulletin board provides a way in which any aspect of crocodilians can be of the discussion centres on keeping crocodilians in captivity, but questions on biology & conservation are often aired and answered.

Alligator Biology and Behavior. Alligator mississippiensis. The American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) is the largest reptile in North America.

The first reptiles appeared million years ago and ancestors of the American alligator appeared million years ago. Alligators grow about a foot a year up to 6 feet and females rarely. Different families: There are three groups (families) of crocodilians: the alligatoridae, which includes the alligator and the caimans; the crocodylidae, which includes the "true" crocodiles; and the gavialidae, which contains only thethe first difference is that alligators and crocodiles are actually in different families.

Shape of the jaw: The easiest way of telling apart. 1 American Alligator Alligator mississippiensis Ruth M. Elsey1 and Allan R. Woodward2 1Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Department, Grand Chenier Highway, Grand Chenier, LAUSA ([email protected]) 2Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, SW Williston Road, Gainesville, FLUSA ([email protected]) Common Names: American alligator, gator.

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"Crocodiles and Alligators", by Stephen Garnett is a superb in-depth and exciting collection or prints, photos, charts, and extremely well written information on the world and genre of the Crocodilians and their sub-species/5(13). Biology and Evolution of Crocodylians is a comprehensive review of current knowledge about the world's largest and most famous living reptiles.

alligators, caimans and gharials. This book. Howard Hunt, "Handbook of Alligators and Crocodiles. Steve Grenard," The Quarterly Review of Biol no. 1 (Mar., ): ALLIGATORS & CROCODILES discusses the differences between alligators and crocodiles, the feeding and breeding traits of each species, and the truth about crocodilians as man-eaters.

A demand for these reptiles as food and even as pets, as well as the value of their skin for leather products, has led to the hunting of many species. About this book. Crocodiles: Biology, Husbandry and Diseases is a comprehensive reference work on the biology, management and health of crocodiles, alligators and gharials.

It is applicable to both farmed and captive introductory chapter describes crocodilian anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and behaviour. The database tells you everything you ever wanted to know about crocodilians - illustrated with pictures and drawings where appropriate, plus a few choice crocodile sounds.

Part of Adam Britton's Crocodilians: Natural History & Conservation. Crocodiles & Alligators, by Seymour Simon is a good book with which to become familiar with, or to begin the study of crocodilians.

Its straight-forward presentation, and information provides the reader with an overview of both animals, and how they may be distinguished from one another. Nice photographs of both animals, and easily read in one /5(28).

Crocodiles: biology, husbandry and diseases. Description This book was written for veterinarians, scientists, wildlife officials, students and crocodile farmers. The gathered data was based on years of work with farmed Nile crocodiles, some with wild and wild-caught African dwarf crocodiles in the Congo Republic, as well as on information from.

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