This title now includes 30 additional species. Revised and updated to reflect the most current science, and including 30 new species, this authoritative and comprehensive volume is the definitive guide to the amphibians and reptiles of the Carolinas and Virginia. The new edition features 189 species of salamanders, frogs, crocodilians, turtles, lizards, and snakes, with updated color photographs, descriptions, and distribution maps for each species. It is an indispensable guide for zoologists, amateur naturalists, environmentalists, backpackers, campers, hikers, and everyone interested in the outdoors.
JEFFREY C. BEANE is collections manager of amphibians and reptiles at the North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences. ALVIN L. BRASWELL is deputy director for operations at the Museum of Natural Sciences. JOSEPH C. MITCHELL is an independent ecologist and head of Mitchell Ecological Research Services, LLC. WILLIAM M. PALMER is curator emeritus of herpetology at the Museum of Natural Sciences. JACK DERMID lives in Wilmington, North Carolina. The late JULIAN R. HARRISON III was professor emeritus of biology at the College of Charleston. The late BERNARD S. MARTOF was professor of zoology at North Carolina State University. The late JOSEPH R. BAILEY was professor of zoology at Duke University.