Amphibians and Reptiles of Land Between the Lakes

By Edmund J. Zimmerer, David H. Snyder, A. Floyd Scott and David F. Frymire

Amphibians and Reptiles of Land Between the Lakes PDF. Known for its natural beauty, Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area is the largest inland peninsula in the United States. Consisting of 170,000 acres of forested and protected public land between Kentucky Lake (Tennessee River) and Lake Barkley (Cumberland River), this scenic sanctuary is visited by more than 1.4 million nature lovers annually and encompasses many diverse habitats, each supporting a particular community of plants and animals.

Amphibians and Reptiles of Land Between the Lakes
 is your guide to some of the often-overlooked residents of this unique ecosystem. The authors offer detailed descriptions and stunning color photographs of the salamanders, frogs, toads, turtles, lizards, and snakes found in the region. Each entry includes the species’ scientific and common names as well as information on its distribution, habitat, and natural history. An extensive glossary assists readers in identifying the animals.

This handy reference illustrates the collective ecological effect that these underappreciated species have on the habitats in which they thrive. Whether you are a professional or backyard naturalist, Amphibians and Reptiles of Land Between the Lakes is an indispensable resource for understanding these fascinating creatures.

Table of Contents
Amphibians
Salamanders
Frogs and toads
Reptiles
Turtles
Lizards
Snakes
Keys to typical adult amphibians and reptiles of Land Between the Lakes.
Key to the major groups
Key to the salamanders
Key to the frogs and toads
Key to the turtles
Key to the lizards
Key to the snakes
Forms of marginal occurrence in Land Between the Lakes

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