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Amphibians and reptiles of Assateague and Chincoteague islands

by Joseph C. Mitchell

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Published by Virginia Museum of Natural History in Martinsville, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Assateague Island (Md. and Va.),
  • Virginia,
  • Chincoteague Island.
    • Subjects:
    • Amphibians -- Assateague Island (Md. and Va.),
    • Amphibians -- Virginia -- Chincoteague Island.,
    • Reptiles -- Assateague Island (Md. and Va.),
    • Reptiles -- Virginia -- Chincoteague Island.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 101-111) and index.

      StatementJoseph C. Mitchell, John M. Anderson.
      SeriesSpecial publication / Virginia Museum of Natural History ;, no. 2, Special publication (Virginia Museum of Natural History) ;, no. 2.
      ContributionsAnderson, John M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL653.V6 M57 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination120 p. :
      Number of Pages120
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL937610M
      ISBN 101884549004
      LC Control Number95621428
      OCLC/WorldCa31825056

      Learn more about scientific research and collections at the Virginia Museum of Natural History.   Assateague Island is a barrier island located in Maryland on the Atlantic Ocean. Assateague Island is 48, acres comprised of near shore and estuarine waters. Its environment affects nearly.

      Although reptiles and amphibians are often less visible than the other wildlife that grace Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, they make up an important part of the ecosystem. Their habitats are as varied as the refuge itself, some preferring the freshwater ponds, others taking to the sandy dunes. Please remember to respect the homes of. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Books Advanced Search Amazon Charts Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries Advanced.

      You can also browse the best-selling Assateague Island maps and guidebooks on Amazon. Assateague Island map from the park brochures. Here is the official Assateague Island National Seashore map, showing both the Maryland and Virginia sections of the park.   Amphibians and reptiles of Assateague and Chincoteague Islands. Virginia Museum of Natural History Special Publication (2):[i-iv], Mittermeier, R. A., F. Medem, and A. G. J. Rhodin. Vernacular names of South American turtles. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles Herpetological Circular (9) Moler, P.


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Mitchell, John M. Anderson. The box turtle (Terrapene carolina), one of the island's terrestrial reptiles, has the ability to retreat completely within its shell and will burrow under vegetation to escape extreme weather. Assateague also hosts five species of aquatic freshwater turtles and three species of sea turtles, including the official Maryland State reptile.

Each of the island’s different ecological zones provides habitat for a multitude of animals, including birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates. While Assateague’s wild horses are perhaps the island’s best-known inhabitants, other large mammals also roam the park, grazing and browsing on low-lying.

Seven species of amphibians have been identified on Assateague, significantly less than the 29 species found on the neighboring mainland. Of these seven, Fowler's toads (Bufo woodhousii fowleri), green treefrogs (Hyla cinerea), gray treefrogs (Hyla versicolor) and southern leopard frogs (Rana sphenocephala) occur throughout the entire island.

Amphibians and reptiles of Assateague and Chincoteague islands by Joseph C. Mitchell, John M. Anderson 2 editions - first published in Not in LibraryWritten works: The reptiles of Virginia. The famous ponies are just the headliners at these barrier islands off the coast of Virginia.

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A small book about the wonderful ponies of Assateague. i was enthralled as a horse-loving child, with all of Marguerite Henry's books. My favorite was MISTY OF CHINCOTEAGUE, illustrated by Wesley Dennis.

I've always wanted to know more about these little horses, and this is a great short source for that information. Great for young readers/5(31). Joseph C. Mitchell is the author of The Reptiles of Virginia ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Atlas of Frogs and Reptiles in Virg /5.

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Millions of people visit them every year for recreation. The Virginia Museum of Natural History produces a variety of scientific publications, including journals, guidebooks, and special publications. Topics consist of original research conducted by.

Spotted turtles have been reported previously from Chincoteague and Assateauge Islands. Fowler ( Records of amphibians and reptiles List of amphibians and reptiles of Assateague Island. Pocket Guide to Familiar Reptiles and Amphibians by National Audubon Society (95 copies) The How and Why Wonder Book of Reptiles and Amphibians by Robert F Mathewson (81 copies) A Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles (Stokes Nature Guides) by Thomas F.

Tyning (80 copies) Wild, Wild World of Animals: Reptiles & Amphibians by Richard Oulahan (79 copies). Chincoteague+Assateague. The Island: Amphibians and reptiles: For families with young children, spring is a wonderful time to visit. The local ponds are teeming with tree frogs and toads.

There are numerous snake and turtle species, including the occasional sea turtle. He first traveled to Chincoteague and Assateague Islands when he was.Author of Palaeoflora of southern Africa, Realm of Art, The Grammar of Names, Amphibians and reptiles of Assateague and Chincoteague islands, Wildlife Sanctuaries and the Audubon Society, Historical Linguistics (Linguistic, Vol 12), Modern .Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Joseph C Mitchell books online.

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