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Published by Smithsonian .
Written in English


  • Reference works,
  • Reptiles,
  • Wild animals,
  • Turtles,
  • Nature,
  • Animals,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • General,
  • Reptiles & Amphibians,
  • Nature / Reptiles & Amphibians

Book details:

Edition Notes


The Physical Object
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8619457M
ISBN 101560982128
ISBN 109781560982128



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Turtles of the world User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. This guide, originally written in French and translated here by leading turtle expert Pritchard, provides descriptions of the approximately turtle species in the world. Get this from a library! Turtles of the world. [Carl H Ernst; Roger W Barbour] -- Guide to the world's turtle species with reproductive and ecological information. Take a deep dive and learn all about sea turtles - from what they like to eat to how they care for their young. Click here for a library of sea turtle resources. Animal Info. and to care for the natural world we all share. Animal Welfare Animal Welfare. Jun 17,  · Presented in a logical and systematic order, Turtles of the World discusses each family separately with keys to genera and species. Summarizing the classification of every known turtle species, this volume includes descriptions and illustrations of turtle anatomy, a discussion of turtle origins, as well as karotype, reproductive, and ecological information.4/5(8).

Turtles of the World book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. From the familiar painted turtle basking on a log to the majest /5. May 20,  · Sea Turtles by Gail Gibbons is an entertaining non-fiction book. Kids learn about a number of different types of sea turtles along with fun facts about their diet, habitat and size. Includes information about the green sea turtle so kids can learn more about Gertrude when they visit SeaLife. Great book for kids ages 4 - 9 years old. Turtles All the Way Down book. Read 31, reviews from the world's largest community for readers. It all begins with a fugitive billionaire and the prom 4/5(K). "Turtles all the way down" is an expression of the problem of infinite regress. The saying alludes to the mythological idea of a World Turtle that supports the earth on its back. It suggests that this turtle rests on the back of an even larger turtle, which itself is part of a column of increasingly large turtles that continues indefinitely (i.e., "turtles all the way down").