Author(s): Stephen Swanson
This book is packed full of information and you'll be amazed at how much you learn about Australia's reptiles by dipping into the remarkable facts presented. Reptiles have a illustrious history, as within their ranks were the spectacular dinosaurs, flying pterosaurs and sea-going mosasaurs. Australia now has about 840 reptiles and new species are being discovered each year. Within these pages you will discover how reptiles developed over the years, adapting to the varying habitats that grace this wonderful country. You will also uncover information about the armoured, amphibious crocodiles, the extraordinary navigational techniques of marine turtles, the friendly geckoes that share our surrounds, the differences between a legless lizard and a snake and so much more. Perhaps what you learn from this book will delight you so much that you'll want to delve deeper into the amazing lives of Australia's reptiles. I hope that, like me, you'll enjoy reading about the myriad of reptile species that each make a living in their own special way, sharing the spectacular environment of Australia.