Turtles: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar & Unique Species Worldwide
Turtles are some of the most unique animals on the planet, with ancient roots stretching back some 200 million years in evolutionary history. They occupy many types of waterbodies, including lakes, ponds, and marshes, as well as drier ecosystems like deserts. The world's oceans are home to several types of sea turtles―those long-lived beings that continue to be a source of endless wonder. With a large percentage of turtle species critically endangered, it is important to have a strong familiarity with these remarkable creatures. The portable reference serves as a terrific introductory resource; it covers key aspects of a turtle's life, including development, habitat, and the challenges/threats it faces in the wild. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, 12-panel folding pocket guide is ideal for educators, learners, naturalists, and herpetologists of any experience level who wish to know more about these beloved reptiles and peer more closely into their fascinating lives. Made in the USA.