Reptiles and Amphibians of the Western United States encourages people to discover the amazing world of snakes, frogs, lizards, turtles, and newts. It focuses on the most colorful. fun, and common species that are easily-seen-on-a-day-hike species and those species whose stories best reveal the changing face of nature today.
Reptiles and Amphibians of the Western United States covers 50 species, all illustrated with color photographs. Each entry will begin with a box of essential information to help orient the reader. An introductory chapter will define essential terms,discuss general natural history, explain the differences between native and exotic species, and provide tips for safely viewing reptiles and amphibians.