RECOMMENDED LIST OF BOOKS AND OTHER INFORMATION RESOURCES FOR ZOO AND AQUARIUM LIBRARIES: Parts I-VII


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The books, serials, CD-ROMs, and databases that should be available in every zoo/aquarium library, have been marked with * .


I. REFERENCE

    A. Reference--Zoos

      Alkire, Leland G. Jr., ed. 1991. Periodical Title Abbreviations. Vol. l, By Abbreviation. Vol. 2, By Title. Vol 3, New Periodical Title Abbreviations. Supplement. (1994, 9th ed.) Detroit, MI: Gale. ($185.00 each volume; Supplement $145.00)

      Allaby, Michael, ed. 1991. The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Zoology. New York: Oxford University Press. ($39.95)

      * Books in Print. Annual. 10 volumes (vols 1-4 Authors; vols 5-8 Titles; vol 9 Out of Print; vol 10 Publishers). New York: R.R. Bowker. (set $450.00)Provides current prices and publishers' addresses. Can often be found at your local public library. The online version or microfische may be another option. Subject Guide to Books in Print. ($159.95) May be an alternative to buying the complete set.

      * Boyd, Linda, ed. 1994. Zoological Park and Aquariums of the Americas 1994-95. Wheeling, WV: American Zoo and Aquarium Association. ($60.00 nonmembers; $25.00 members; $35.00 educational facilities) Directory; published every two years.

      Cassell's French Dictionary. 1977. New York: McMillan. ($24.95)

      Cassell's German & English Dictionary:German-English, English-German. 1978. New York: McMillan. ($26.00)

      Cassell's Spanish & English Dictionary: Spanish-English, English-Spanish. 1978. New York: McMillan. ($24.95)

      * Council of Biological Editors. 1983. CBE Style Manual. 5th ed. American Institute of Biological Sciences. ($27.95)

      Chicago Manual of Style. 1993. 14th ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. ($40.00)

      Complete Guide to Environmental Careers. 1989. Washington, D.C: Island Press. ($24.95, $14.95 pap)

      * Conservation Dictionary. Annual. Washington, DC: National Wildlife Federation. ($18.00 pap). Handy reference for locating organizations dealing with wildlife and conservation.

      Encyclopedia of Associations. Annual. Vol 1 (3 parts) National Organizations of the United States. Detroit, MI: Gale Research. ($415.00; CD-ROM version $595.00) Should be in your local public library. Also online.

      Foundation Directory. Annual. New York: Foundation Center. ($195.00, $170.00 pap) Useful when requesting grant money. Online version available also.

      * Gordon, Jill, ed. 1994. Journals and Newsletters Received by Zoo and Aquarium Libraries. St. Louis, MO: Saint Louis Zoo. Available from the editor.

      Hardy, Donna, ed.. Annual. Directory of the Constortium of Aquariums, Universities, and Zoos. Northridge, CA: C.A.U.Z. ($15.00) Available from the editor.

      * International Zoo Yearbook. 1959--. Annual. London: Zoological Society of London. Vols. 1-32 have been published so far. Price varies for each volume. An annual collection of articles on zoo related topics. A must for all zoo/aquarium libraries.

      Jacobsen, Lawrence and Faymond Hamel, eds. 1994. International Directory of Primatology. Madision, WI: University of Wisconsin. ($15.00)

      * Kenyon, Kay, ed. 1994. Directory of Zoo and Aquarium Librarians. 5th ed. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Updated every two years. Available from editor.

      Morris, Christopher, ed. 1992. Dictionary of Science and Technology. San Diego: Academic Press.

      * National Geographic Society. 1993. National Geographic Atlas of the World. Rev. ed. Washington, DC: National Geographic Society. ($100.00)

      New Encyclopedia Britannica. 1993. 16th ed. 32 volumes. Chicago: Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc. ($1,199.00) Great for those reference questions that are beyond the scope of a zoo/aquarium library's collection.

      Official Museum Directory. Annual. Washington, D.C.: American Association of Museums. ($185.00)

      Publisher's Directory. Annual. Detroit, MI: Gale Research. (15th ed. 1994: $275.00)

      Rhodes, Barbara and Rice Odell. 1992. A Dictionary of Environmental Quotations. New York: Simon and Schlester. ($35.00)

      * Serial Sources for the BIOSIS Previews Database. Annual. Philadelphia: BIOSIS. ($55.00) Helpful for decoding journal abbreviations and identifying publishers of journals. CODEN listings useful on OCLC and other online systems. Compare the smaller, Zoological Record Serials Sources. A recent edition of either title will be useful for most reference collections.

      Species Information Library: North American Animals and Their Habitats. CD- ROM format only. Baltimore, MD: National Information Services Corporation, 410-243-0797. ($495.00) Complete full text accounts of thousands of North American animals. Major headings include food habits, life history, environmental associations, and references.

      * Ulrich's International Periodical Dictionary. Annual. 3 vols. New York: Bowker. ($395.00) Online version may be a cost effective alternative.

      * Webster's Third New International Dictionary. 1986. Springfield: MA Merriam-Webster. ($99.95)

      Who's Who in America. 3 vols. Annual. 45th ed. Chicago: Marquis. ($450.00) Useful in fund-raising. Also online version.

      Wood, Gerald. 1982. Guinness Book of Animal Facts and Feats. 3rd ed. New York: Sterling.

      * World Almanac and Book of Facts. Annual. New York: World Almanac. ($6.95 pap)

      * World Directory of Environmental Organizations. 4th ed. 1992. Claremont, CA: California Institute of Public Affairs. ($45.00 pap)

      World of Learning. Annual. Detroit, MI: Gale. ($380.00) Lists colleges and universities around the world.

      * Zoological Record Serials Sources. Annual. Philadelphia: BIOSIS. ($40.00) Overlapping coverage with Serial Sources for the BIOSIS Database; useful for the same reasons.

    B. Reference--Aquariums

      Barnett, Judith B., comp. 1986. Marine Science Journal and Serials: An Analytical Guide. New York: Greenwood Press. ($49.95)

      Charton, Barbara. 1988. The Facts on File Dictionary of Marine Science. New York: Facts on File. ($12.95 pap)

      Couper, Alastair, ed. 1989. The Times Atlas and Encylopedia of the Sea. 2nd ed. New York: Harper and Row. ($65.00)

      Corbett, S.E. 1986. Diver's Reference Dictionary. San Pedro, CA: Best Pub. ($31.50)

      Hendrickson, Robert. 1984. The Ocean Almanac. Garden City, NY: Doubleday. ($19.95 pap)

      International Association of Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers (IAMSLIC). Membership Directory. 1986. Dartmouth, N.S., Canada.

      International Marine Mammal Scientist Directory. Annual. Seattle: Marine Mammal Division, Northwest and Alaska Fisheries Center.

      McAleer, Beth D.,ed. 1987. Directory of North American Fisheries and Aquatic Scientists. 2nd ed. Bethesda, MD: American Fisheries Society. ($13.00 pap)

      Mangone, Gerald J. 1991. Concise Marine Almanac. 2nd ed. Washington, DC: Taylor & Francis. ($58.00)

      Meadows, Janice, et. al, comp. 1985. MUSSEL: A Union List of Serials in the Marine Science Libraries. Glouster Point, VA: Virginia Institute of Marine Science.

      Miller, James W., ed. 1979. NOAA Diving Manual: Diving for Science and Technology. 2nd ed. Washington DC: NOAA, Office of Ocean Engineering. Available from Upland, PA: Diane Pub. ($95.00)

      Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. 1990. Multilingual Dictionary of Fish and Fish Products. 3rd ed. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Scientific. ($69.95)

      Pacheco, Anthony and Susan Smith. 1990. Marine Parks and Aquaria of the United States. New York: Lyons and Burford. ($16.95, $9.95 pap)

      Parker, Sybil, ed. 1980. McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences. New York: McGraw-Hill.

      Regan, Alison. 1982. Directory of Marine Education Resources: A Guide to Organizations that Provide Information on Marine Education. Washington: Center for Environmental Education.

      Schwartz, Maurice L., ed. 1983. The Encyclopedia of Beaches and Coastal Environments. New York: Van Nostrand Reingold.

      * Tver, David F. 1979. Ocean and Marine Dictionary. Centreville, MD: Cornell Maritime Press. ($18.50)

      * University Curricula in Oceanography and Related Fields. 1995. Washington, DC: Marine Technology Information Service. ($5.00)


II. HORTICULTURE

Includes books on botany

    * Bailey, Liberty H. 1976. Hortus Third: A Concise Dictionary of Plants Cultivated in the United States and Canada. New York: MacMillan. ($150.00)

    Baumgardt, John Philip. 1982. How to Identify Flowering Plant Families. Portland, OR: Timber Press. ($22.95 pap)

    Brown, Lauren. 1992. Grasses: An Identification Guide. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. ($10.70 pap)

    * Davis, Stephen, et. al. 1986. Plants in Danger: What Do We Know? Cambridge, UK: IUCN. ($30.00 pap) Available from Washington, DC: Island Press.

    Dirr, Michael. 1990. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. 4th ed. Champaign, IL: Stipes. ($44.80, $38.80 pap)

    Everett, T.H. 1980. New York Botanical Garden Illustrated Encyclopedia of Horticulture. 10 vols. New York: Garland. ($107 each volume)

    Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 1993. Flora of North America: North of Mexico. Vol 1 Introduction, Vol 2 Ferns and Gymnosperms. 14 volumes planned. New York: Oxford University Press. ($75.00 each vol) Recommended for large budgets.

    * Graf, Alfred. 1985. Exotica Series IV International: Pictorial Cyclopedia of Exotic Plants from Tropical and Near Tropic Regions. East Rutherford, NJ: Roehrs Co. ($187.00)

    _____. 1992. Tropica IV: Color Cyclopedia of Exotic Plants and Trees for Warm-Region Horticulture, In Cold Climate, the Summer Garden, or the Sheltered Indoors. 4th ed. East Rutherford, NJ: Roehrs Co. ($165.00)

    Harris, Richard W. 1983. Arboriculture: Care of Trees, Shrubs, and Vines in the Landscape. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall. ($58.67)

    * Heywood, Vernon H. 1993. Flowering Plants of the World. Updated ed. New York: Oxford University Press. ($45.00)

    Huxley, Anthony, et. al. eds. 1992. The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening. 4 vols. New York: Macmillan Press. ($795.00) Recommended reference for larger budgets.

    Jones, David. 1987. Encyclopaedia of Ferns: An Introduction to Ferns, Their Structure, Biology, Economic Importance, Cultivation and Progagation. Portland, OR: Timber Press. ($55.95)

    Krussman, Gerd. 1985. Manual of Cultivated Conifers. 2nd ed. Portland, OR: Timber Press. ($65.00)

    _____. 1985. Manual of Cultivated Broad-Leaved Trees and Shrubs. 3 vols. Portland, OR: Timber Press. ($65.00 each volume)

    Lampe, Kenneth F. and Mary A. McCann. 1985. AMA Handbook of Poisonous & Injurious Plants. Chicago, IL: Chicago Review Press. ($28.00 pap)

    Lucas, G. and H. Synge. 1978. IUCN Plant Red Data Book. Cambridge, UK: IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre. Comprises of Red Data sheets on 250 selected threatened plants of the world.

    Nelson, Paul. 1991. Greenhouse Operation and Management. 4th ed. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall. ($46.00)

    Pirone, P.P., et. al. 1988. Tree Maintenance. 6th ed. New York: Oxford University Press. ($45.00)

    * Westcott, Cynthia. 1979. Plant Disease Handbook. 4th ed. New York: Reinhold.


III. WILDLIFE CONSERVATION

Includes books on biodiversity.

For books on the conservation of specific groups of animals, see the appropriate animal group. (For instance, for books about endangered birds see Birds--General.)

    * AZA Manual of Federal Wildlife Regulations. Vol 1: Protected Species. Vol 2 A & B: Laws and Regulations. 1994. Bethesda, MD: America Zoo and Aquarium Associaton. A guide to all federal and internationally protected wildlife species.

    Audubon Wildlife Reports. 1985--. San Diego: Academic Press. ($92.00 each volume). Extensive coverage of United States government agencies and status reports on endangered and other species.

    Balouet, Jean-Christophe and Eric Alibert. 1990. Extinct Species of the World. New York: Barron's. ($39.95)

    Beacham's International Threatened, Endangered, and Extinct Species. CD- ROM format only. Updated annually. Washington, DC: Beachman, 800-466- 9644. ($495.00) Presentations of over 1,250 species in full text. Contains color location maps, photos, 20-60 page articles describing species, habitat, behavior, threats to survival, recovery efforts, etc.

    Bean, Michael J. 1983. The Evolution of National Wildlife Law. Rev. & expanded. New York: Praeger. ($62.95, $22.95 pap) Comprehensive account of the development of wildlife conservation law in this country.

    Bibby, C.J., et. al. 1992. Putting Biodiversity on the Map: Priority Areas for Global Conservation. Cambridge: International Council for Bird Preservation. ($23.50).

    Bowles, Marlin L. and Christopher J. Whelan. 1994. Restoration of Endangered Species: Conceptual Issues, Planning and Implementation. New York: Cambridge University Press. ($49.95)

    Clark, Tim W., R.P. Reading, and A.L. Clare, eds. 1994. Endangered Species Recovery: Finding the Lessons, Improving the Process. Washington, DC: Island Press. ($48.00, $25.00 pap) Case studies of prominent species recovery programs.

    * Code of Federal Regulations. Title 9: Animals and Animal Products. Parts 1-199 & Parts 200-end. Title 50: Wildlife and Fisheries. Parts 1-199 & Parts 200-end Washington, D.C. GPO. Annuals. Primary source for current government regulations dealing with animals.

    * Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. Annual. Guidelines for Transport and Preparation for Shipment of Live Wild Animals and Plants. New York: Unipub/United Nations Environment Programme. Practical manual for transporting wild animals.

    DeBlieu, Jan. 1991. Meant to Be Wild: The Struggle to Save Endangered Species Through Captive Breeding. Golden, CO: Fulcrum Pub. ($24.95)

    * Estes, Carol and Keith W. Sessions, eds. 1983, 1992. Controlled Wildlife: A Three Volume Guide to US Wildlife Laws and Permit Procedures. Lawrence, KS: Association of Systematics Collections. ($40.00 pap each). A guide that simplifies United States wildlife laws. Volume 1 was updated in 1992.

    Falk, Donald A., C.I. Millar, and M. Olwell, eds. 1994. Restoring Diversity: Strategies for Reintroduction of Endangered Plants. Washington, DC: Island Press. ($39.95, $27.50 pap)

    Fitzgerald, Sarah. 1989. International Wildlife Trade: Whose Business Is It? Washington, DC: World Wildlife Fund. ($40.00)

    Gibbons, Edward F., Barbara S. Durrant, and Jack Demarest, eds. 1994. Conservation of Endangered Species in Captivity: An Interdisciplinary Approach. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. ($34.95)

    Gradwohl, Judy and Russell Greenberg. 1988. Saving the Tropical Forests. Washington DC: Island Press. ($24.95 pap)

    * Hearn, J.P. and J.K. Hodges, eds. 1984. Advances in Animal Conservation. (Symposia of the Zoological Society of London, no. 4). New York: Oxford University Press.

    Hoage, Robert J, ed. 1985. Animal Extinctions: What Everyone Should Know. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press. ($14.95 pap). Proceedings of a symposium.

    Kennedy, Michael, ed. 1990. Australia's Endangered Species: The Extinction Dilemma. New York: Princeton-Hall.

    Kenward, Robert. 1987. Wildlife Radio Tagging: Equipment, Field Techniques, and Data Analysis. San Diego: Academic Press. ($61.00)

    Kenchington, Richard A. 1990. Managing Marine Environments. New York: Taylor & Frances. ($58.00)

    Kohm, Kathryn A., ed. 1992. Balancing on the Brink of Extinction: The Endangered Species Act and Lessons for the Future. Washington, DC.: Island Press. ($39.95, $24.95 pap)

    Lever, Christopher. 1994. Naturalized Animals: The Ecology of Successfully Introduced Species. London: T & AD Poyser.

    * Live Animal Regulations. Annual. Quebec, Canada: International Air Transportation Association. ($61.00)

    * Lyster, Simon. 1985. International Wildlife Law: An Analysis of International Treaties Concerned with Conservation of Wildlife. Salem, NH: Butterworth Legal Pub. ($46.00, $23.00 pap) In-depth study of major international and regional treaties relating to wildlife conservation.

    Mallison, Jeremy. 1978. The Shadow of Extinction: Europe's Threatened Wild Animals. London: McMillan.

    Miller, Ronald. 1994. Mapping the Diversity of Nature. New York: Chapman & Hall. ($59.95)

    Moore, H.D.M., W.V. Holt and G.M. Mace. 1992. Biotechnology and the Conservation of Genetic Diversity. (Symposia of the Zoological Society of London, no. 64) Oxford: Claredon Press. ($98.00)

    Myers, Norman. 1979. The Sinking Ark: A New Look at the Problem of Disappearing Species. Elmsford, NY: Pergamon. ($42.00)

    _____. 1985. The Primary Source: Tropical Forests and Our Future. New York: Norton. ($10.95 pap) Updated for the 1990's.

    Nilsson, Greta. 1986. The Endangered Species Handbook. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Animal Welfare Institution.

    Norton, Bryan, G., ed. 1987. Why Preserve Natural Variety? Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. ($35.00, $13.95 pap)

    Norton, Bryan G., Michael Hutchins, Elizabeth Stevens, and Terry Maple. 1995. Ethics on the Ark: Zoos, Animal Welfare, and Wildlife Conservation. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Instititution Press. ($32.50)

    * Official World Wildlife Fund Guide to Endangered Species of North America. 4 vols. 1990. Washington, DC: Beacham Pub. (vols 1-2 $195.00; v.3 $85.00; v.4 $85.00)

    * Olney, P.J.S., Mace, G.M. and A.T.C. Feistner, eds. 1993. Creative Conservation: Interactive Management of Wild and Captive Animals. New York: Chapman & Hall. ($94.95)

    * Primack, Richard. 1993. Essentials of Conservation Biology. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer. ($34.95) Textbook.

    Schonewald-Cox, C.M., et al. 1983. Genetics and Conservation: A Reference for Managing Wild Animal and Plant Populations. Menlo Park, CA: Benjamin/Cummings. Contains basic genetic principles and technologies relevant to zoo management.

    Shuker, Karl. 1993. The Lost Ark: New and Rediscovered Animals of the Twentieth Century. London: Collins.

    Soule, Michael, ed. 1986. Conservation Biology: The Science of Scarcity and Diversity. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer. ($34.95 pap)

    _____. 1987. Viable Populations for Conservation. New York: Cambridge University Press. ($17.95)

    _____ and K.A. Kohm, eds. 1989. Research Priorities for Conservation Biology. Washington, DC: Island Press. ($9.95 pap)

    _____ and B.A. Wilcox, eds. 1980. Conservation Biology: An Evolutionary-Ecological Perspective. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer. ($32.95 pap)

    Tudge, Colin. 1992. Last Animals at the Zoo: How Mass Extinction Can Be Stopped. Washington, DC: Island Press. ($25.00, $15.00 pap)

    * Wiese, Robert J. and Michael Hutchins. Species Survival Plans: Strategies for Wildlife Conservation. Oglebay Park: American Zoo and Aquarium Association. ($15.00)

    Weber, Peter. 1993. Abandoned Seas: Reversing the Decline of the Oceans. Washington, DC: Worldwatch Insititute. ($5.00)

    * Western, David and Mary Pearl, eds. 1989. Conservation for the Twenty-First Century. New York: Oxford University Press. ($19.95 pap)

    White, Gary C. and Robert A. Garrott. 1990. Analysis of Wildlife Radio- Tracking Data. San Diego: Academic Press. ($65.00)

    Wilson, Edward O. 1992. Diversity of Life. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. ($29.95)

    Wilson, Edward O., ed. 1988. Biodiversity. Washington, DC: National Academy Press. ($24.50 pap)

    World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1992. Global Biodiversity. New York: Chapman & Hall. ($59.95)

    _____. 1992. Protected Areas of the World: A Review of National Systems. 4 vols. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN. ($175.00) Descriptions, maps, and references for each entry make this a valuable reference.

    * ____. 1993. 1994 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN. ($30.00, $15.00 pap). Updated periodically. World Resources Institute. 1994. World Resources, 1994-95: A Guide to Global Environment. New York: Oxford University Press. ($35.00, $21.95 pap)


IV. ZOOS AND AQUARIUMS

    Adams, John L. 1993. Marwell-The Story So Far. Winchester, Hamphire: Marwell Preservation Trust.

    Benchley, Belle. 1942. My Life In a Man-Made Jungle. London: Faber & Faber.

    Bendiner, Robert. 1981. Fall of the Wild: The Rise of the Zoo. New York: Dutton.

    * Bostock, Stephen. 1993. Zoos and Animal Rights: The Ethics of Keeping Animals. New York: Routledge. ($59.95, $15.95 pap)

    * Boyd, Linda, ed. 1994. Zoological Parks and Aquariums of the Americas 1994-95. Wheeling, WV: American Zoo and Aquarium Association. ($60.00 nonmembers; $25.00 members; $35.00 educational facilities) Directory; published every two years. Contains names, addresses and other factual information.

    Bridges, Williams. 1974. Gathering of Animals: An Unconventional History of the New York Zoological Society. New York: Harper & Row. ($25.00) Covers the history of the Bronx Zoo and the New York Aquarium.

    Campbell, Shelden. 1978. Lifeboats to Ararat. New York: Time Books. San Diego Zoo.

    Cherfas, Jeremy. 1984. Zoo 2000: A Look Beyond the Bars. London: BBC.

    Ehrlinger, David. 1993. The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden: From the Past to Present. Cincinnati, OH: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. ($19.95).

    Fisher, James. 1967. Zoos of the World. Garden City, NY: Natural History Press.

    Forman, L. Ronald, et. al. 1985. Audubon Park Urban Eden. Baton Rouge, LA: Gleason.

    Gold, Don. 1988. Zoo. Chicago: Contemporary Books. Behind the scenes look at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago.

    Guillery, Peter. 1993. The Buildings of London Zoo. London: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England.

    Hahn, Emily. 1967. Animal Gardens. Garden City, NY: Doubleday.

    * Hancocks, David. 1971. Animals and Architecture: The Story of Buildings for Animals. New York: Praeger. A history of zoological garden architecture.

    Huxley, Elspeth J.G. 1981. Whipsnade: Captive Breeding for Survival. London: Collins. Story of the Zoological Society of London's breeding park.

    International Symposium on Design and Construction. Zoo Design. Zoo Design 1, Zoo Design 2. Zoo Design and Construction. 1975, 1976, 1980, 1992. Paignton, England: Paignton Zoo and Botanical Gardens. Proceedings of 4 symposiums on zoo design.

    Ironmonger, John. 1992. The Good Zoo Guide. London: Harper Collins. Guide to British zoos.

    Kirchshofer, Rosl, ed. 1968. The World of Zoos. New York: Viking Press.

    * Koebner, Linda. 1994. Zoo Book: The Evolution of Wildlife Conservation Centers. New York: T Doherty. ($29.95) Oversized. Lots of photos.

    Livingston, Bernard. 1974. Zoos: Animals, People, Places. New York: Arbor House.

    Luoma, Jon. 1987. A Crowded Ark. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. ($17.45)

    Maple, Terry and Erika Archibald. 1992. Zoo Man: Inside the Zoo Revolution. Altanta, GA: Longstreet Press. ($19.95) Director of the Atlanta Zoo.

    Marshall, Anthony D. 1994. Zoos: Profiles of 102 Zoos, Aquariums, and Wildlife Parks in the United States. New York: Random House. ($12.00)

    Mullan, Bob and Garry Marwin. 1987. Zoo Culture. Littleton, CO: Rothman.

    Newman, Murray A. 1994. Life in a Fishbowl: Confessions of Aquarium Director. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre. ($34.95) Vancouver Aquarium in Canada.

    Nyhuis, Allen. 1994. The Zoo Book: A Guide to America's Best. Albany, CA: Carousel Press. ($14.95 pap)

    O'Brien, Tim. 1992. Where the Animals Are: A Guide to the Best Zoos, Aquariums, and Wildlife Attractions in North America. Old Saybrook, CT: Globe Pequot Press. ($12.95)

    Pacheco, Anthony and Susan Smith. 1990. Marine Parks and Aquaria of the United States. New York: Lyons and Burford. ($16.95, $9.95 pap)

    Page, Jake. 1990. Smithsonian's New Zoo. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press. ($29.95)

    * _____. 1990. Zoo: The Modern Ark. New York: Facts on File. ($35.00)

    Perry, John. 1969. The World's a Zoo. New York: Dodd, Mead, & Co.

    * Rogers, Rachael. 1992. Zoo and Aquarium Professionals: The History of AAZK. Topeka, KS: American Association of Zoo Keepers. ($15.00)

    Sausman, Karen, ed. 1982. Zoological Park and Aquarium Fundamentals. Wheeling, WV: AAZPA. Update coming.

    Schomberg, Geoffrey. 1972. General Principles of Zoo Design. London: Lutra Consultants.

    Sedgwick, John. 1988. The Peaceable Kingdom: A Year in the Life of America's Oldest Zoo. New York: Morrow. About the Philadephia Zoo.

    Smith, Guy L., 1985. A House for Joshua: The Building of the Knoxville Zoo. Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee. ($14.95)

    Smithsonian Institution. 1979. A Zoo for All Seasons. New York: Norton. Behind the scenes at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C.

    Strahan, Ronald. 1991. Beauty and the Beasts: A History of Taronga Zoo, Western Plains Zoo and Their Antecedents. Chipping Norton, NSW Australia: Surrey Beatty. ($65.00)

    Taylor, Leighton R. 1993. Aquariums: Windows to Nature. New York: Prentice-Hall General Reference. ($35.00)

    Ulmer, Jefferson G. and Susan Gower. 1984. Lions and Tigers and Bears. New York: Garland. ($20.00) Directory of zoos.

    Wegeforth, Harry and Neil Morgan. 1990. It Began with a Roar, The Colorful History of the San Diego Zoo. San Diego: Zoological Society of San Diego. ($8.99) Originally printed 1953.

    Yew, Wei, ed. 1992. Noah's Art: The Graphics of Zoos, Aquaria, Aviaries and Wildlife Parks. Carson, CA: Books Nippan. ($60.00)

    Zucker, Barbara. 1987. Children's Museums, Zoos and Discovery Rooms: An International Reference. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. ($59.95)

    Zuckerman, Lord, ed. 1980. Great Zoos of the World. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.


V. INVERTEBRATES

    Abbott, R. Tucker and S. Peter Dance. 1986. Compendium of Seashells: A Color Guide to More Than 4000 of the World's Marine Shells. Rev. ed. New York: Dutton. ($49.95)

    Arnett, Ross H. 1993. American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico. Gainesville, FL: Sandhill Crane Pub. ($59.50)

    * Barnes, Robert D. 1987. Invertebrate Zoology. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders College.

    Bliss, Dorothy, et. al., eds. 1982-85. The Biology of Crustacea. 10 vols. New York: Academic Press. ($125.00 each) For the serious researcher.

    Borror, Donald J., et. al. 1989. An Introduction to the Study of Insects. 6th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders College. ($57.00) Textbook.

    Brusca, Richard and Gary Brusca. 1990. Invertebrates. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer. ($47.50) Textbook for students of invertebrate zoology.

    * Buchsbaum, Ralph. 1987. Animals Without Backbones. 3rd rev. ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. ($29.95, $19.00 pap)

    Burton, Jane and Barbara Taylor. 1992. Coral Reef. New York: Dorling Kindersley.

    Clark, Ailsa M. and Maureen E. Downey. 1992. Starfishes of the Atlantic: An Illustrated Key. New York, NY: Chapman & Hall. ($250.00)

    Colin, Patrick L. 1988. Caribbean Reef Invertebrates and Plants: A Field Guide to the Invertebrates and Plants Occurring on Coral Reefs of the Caribbean, the Bahamas and Florida. Neptune City, NJ: T.F.H. Publications.

    Collins, N. Mark and Michael Morris. 1985. Threatened Swallowtail Butterflies of the World: The IUCN Red Data Book. Cambridge, UK: IUCN Monitoring Centre. ($45.00)

    Collins, N. Mark, ed. 1990. The Management and Welfare of Invertebrates in Captivity. London: National Federation of Zoological Gardens of Great Britain and Ireland.

    Comstock, John H. 1980. The Spider Book. Rev. ed. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

    * Frye, Fredric L. 1992. Captive Invertebrates: A Guide to Their Biology and Husbandry. Malabar, FL: Kreiger. ($29.50)

    * George, J. David and Jennifer George. 1979. Marine Life: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Invertebrates in the Sea. New York: Wiley.

    Gertsch, Willis J. 1979. American Spiders. 2nd ed. New York: Reinhold.

    Giese, Arthur C. and John S. Pearse, eds. 1974. Reproduction of Marine Invertebrates. 7 vols. San Diego: Academic Press. (Price varies with each volume)

    Gosner, Kenneth L. 1979. A Field Guide to the Atlantic Seashore: Invertebrates and Seaweeds of the Atlantic Coast from the Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. ($20.45, $13.45 pap)

    Greenaway, Frank and Christiane Gunzi. 1992. Tide Pool. New York: Dorling Kindersley.

    Grizmek, G.B., ed. 1974-75. Grizmek's Animal Life Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Lower Animals. Vol. 3 Mollusks and Echinoderms. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold.

    * Halstead, Bruce W. 1988. Poisonous and Venomous Marine Animals of the World. 2nd ed. Princeton, NJ: Darwin Press. ($250.00)

    Hancock, Kathleen and John Hancock. 1992. Tarantuals: Keeping and Breeding Arachnids in Captivity. Excelsior, MN: Serpents Tale. ($34.95)

    Haywood, Martyn and Sue Wells. 1989. The Manual of Marine Invertebrates. Morris Plains, NJ: Tetra Press. ($26.95)

    Hogue, Charles L. 1993. Latin American Insects and Entomology. Berkeley: University of California Press. ($85.00)

    * Humann, Paul. 1992. Reef Creature Identification: Florida, Caribbean, Bahamas. Jacksonville, FL: New World Publications. ($34.95 pap)

    * _____. 1993. Reef Coral Identification: Florida, Caribbean, Bahamas, Including Marine Plants. Jacksonville, FL: New World Publications. ($34.95 pap)

    * Kaplan, Eugene H. 1982. A Field Guide to Coral Reefs of the Caribbean and Florida: A Guide to the Common Invertebrates and Fishes of Bermuda, the Bahamas, Southern Florida, the West Indies, and the Caribbean Coast of Central and South America. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin. ($19.45, $15.45 pap)

    McGavin, George C. 1993. Bugs of the World. New York: Facts on File. ($25.95).

    Naumann, I.D., ed. 1991. The Insects of Australia: A Textbook for Students and Research Workers. 2nd ed., 2 vols. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. ($215.00)

    Nesis, Kir N. and Lourdess Burgess. 1987. Cephalopods of the World: Squids, Cuttlefishes, Octopuses, and Allies. Neptune City, NJ: T.F.H. Pub.

    New, T.R. 1991. Butterfly Conservation. New York: Oxford University Press. ($29.95 pap)

    O'Toole, Christopher. 1986. The Encyclopedia of Insects. New York: Facts on File. ($24.95)

    _____ and Anthony Raw. 1991. Bees of the World. New York: Facts on File. ($25.95)

    Pearce, John, et. al. 1987. Living Invertebrates. Pacific Grove, CA: Boxwood.

    * Pennak, Robert W. 1989. Fresh-Water Invertebrates of the United States. 3rd ed. New York: Wiley. ($74.95)

    Polis, Gary A., ed. 1990. The Biology of Scorpions. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

    Preston-Mafham, Rod and Ken. 1984. Spiders of the World. New York: Facts on File. ($22.95) Natural history of spiders with lots of illustrations.

    Roper, Clyde, et. al. 1984. FAO Species Catalogue. Volume 3: Cephalopods of the World. Rome: Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations.

    Ruppert, Edward and Richard Fox. 1988. Seashore Animals of the Southeast: A Guide to Common Shallow-Water Invertebrates of the Southeastern Atlantic Coast. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press. ($49.95, $24.95 pap)

    Samways, Michael. 1994. Insect Conservation Biology. New York: Chapman & Hall.

    Sefton, Nancy and Steven K. Webster. 1986. A Field Guide to Caribbean Reef Invertebrates. Monterey, CA: Sea Challengers.

    Singh, Pritam and R.F. Moore, eds. 1985. Handbook of Insect Rearing. 2 vols. New York: Elsevier. ($115.50 each vol)

    Swan, Lester A. and Charles S. Papp. 1972. The Common Insects of North America. New York: Harper & Row.

    Thorp, James H. and Alan P. Covich, eds. 1991. Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates. San Diego, CA: Academic Press. ($69.00)

    * Walls, Jerry G., ed. 1982. Encyclopedia of Marine Invertebrates. Neptune, NJ: T.F.H. Pub. ($69.95)

    * Wells, S.M., R.M. Pyle, and N.M. Collins. 1983. IUCN Invertebrate Red Data Book. Washington, DC: Island Press. ($45.00)

    White, Richard E. 1983. A Field Guide to the Beetles of North America. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

    Wilbur, Karl M., ed. 1983-1988. The Mollusca. 12 volumes. San Diego: Academic Press. (Price varies with volume).

    Wilson, Edward O. 1985. The Insect Societies. Harvard, MA: Harvard University Press. ($24.95) Insect communities; a classic.

    Wooten, Anthony. 1985. Insects of the World. New York: Facts on File. ($25.95) A natural history account of insects for the non-scholar.


VI. FISHES

    Allen, G.R. 1985. FAO Species Catalog. Volume 6: Snappers of the World. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Available from Lanham, MD: UNIPUB. ($55.00)

    Allen, G.R. 1989. Freshwater Fishes of Australia. Neptune City, NJ: T.F.H. Publications.

    Axelrod, Herbert and Warren Burgess. 1987. Saltwater Aquarium Fishes. 3rd ed. Neptune, NJ: T.F.H. Pub. ($19.95)

    * Axelrod, Herbert, Warren Burgess, and Cliff Emmens. 1988. Exotic Marine Fishes. 8th ed. Neptune, NJ: T.F.H. Pub. ($29.95 looseleaf)

    * Axelrod, Herbert, et.al. 1988. Exotic Tropical Fishes. 29th ed. Neptune City, NJ: T.F.H. Pub. ($29.95 looseleaf)

    * _____. 1991. Dr. Axelrod's Atlas of Freshwater Aquarium Fishes. 7th ed. Neptune, NJ: T.F.H. Pub. ($89.95) Comprised of hundreds of colored plates useful for identification.

    Berra, Tim M. 1981. An Atlas of Distribution of the Freshwater Fish Families of the World. Lincoln City, NE: University of Nebraska Press.

    Budker, Paul. 1971. The Life of Sharks. New York: Columbia University Press. ($49.00)

    Burgess, Warren E. and Herbert R. Axelrod. 1972--. Pacific Marine Fishes. 9 vols so far. Neptune City, NJ: T.F.H. Pub. (Book 3, $34.95; Book 4, $34.95; Book 5, $34.95)

    Burgess, Warren E., et. al. 1988. Dr. Burgess's Atlas of Marine Aquarium Fishes. Neptune, NJ: T.F.H. Pub.

    * Campagno, Leonard J.V. 1984. FAO Species Catalogue. Volume 4: Sharks of the World--An Annotated and Illustrated Catalogue of Shark Species Known to Date. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Available from Latham, MD: UNIPUB. ($165.00)

    Carpeter, Kent E. 1988. FAO Species Catalogue. Volume 7: Clupeoid Fishes of the World. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

    Castro, Jose I. 1983. The Sharks of North American Waters. College Station, TX: Texas A & M University Press.

    Collette, Bruce B. and Cornelia E. Nauen. 1983. FAO Species Catalogue. Volume 2: Scombrids of the World. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Available from Latham, MD: UNIPUB. ($35.00 pap)

    Ellis, Richard. 1989. The Book of Sharks. New York: Knopf. ($35.00 pap)

    Eschmeyer, William N. 1990. Catalog of the Genera of Recent Fishes. San Francisco: California Academy of Sciences. ($55.00)

    * Eschmeyer, William N. and Earl S. Herald. 1983. A Field Guide to Pacific Coast Fishes: North America from the Gulf of Alaska to Baja California. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin. ($15.45 pap)

    Evans, David H., ed. 1993. The Physiology of Fish. Boca Raton: CRC Press. ($99.95)

    Ferguson, Ava and Gregor Cailliet. 1990. Sharks and Rays of the Pacific Coast. Monterey, CA: Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation. ($9.95 pap)

    * Goodson, Gar. 1985. Fishes of the Atlantic Coast: Canada to Brazil. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. ($6.95 pap)

    _____. 1985. The Many-Splendored Fishes of Hawaii. Rev. & updated. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. ($6.95)

    _____. 1988. Fishes of the Pacific Coast: From Alaska to Peru. Stanford CA: Stanford University Press. ($7.95 pap)

    Goulding, Michael. 1981. The Fishes and the Forest: Exploration in Amazonian Natural History. Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Grant, E.M., ed. 1982. Guide to Fishes. Brisbane, Australia: Dept of Harbours & Marine.

    Grzimek, G.B., ed. 1974. Grizmek's Animal Life Encyclopedia. Vols 4-5 Fishes. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold.

    * Halstead, Bruce W. 1988. Poisonous and Venomous Marine Animals of the World. 2nd ed. Princeton, NJ: Darwin Press. ($250.00)

    Harder, Wilhelm. 1975. Anatomy of Fishes. 2nd ed. Forestburgh, NY: Lubrecht & Cramer. ($165.00)

    Hart, J.L. 1980. Pacific Fishes of Canada. Ottawa: Fisheries Board of Canada.

    Hauser, Hillary. 1992. Book of Marine Fishes. 2nd ed. Houston, TX: Gulf Pub. ($32.50)

    Hoar, William S. and D.J. Randall, eds. 1969--. Fish Physiology. 13 vols so far. San Diego: Academic Press. (Price varies with each volume.)

    * Humann, Paul. 1994. Reef Fish Identification: Florida, Caribbean, Bahamas. 2nd ed. Jacksonville, FL: New World Publications. ($39.95)

    Jenkins, Robert E. and Noel M. Burkhead. 1994. Freshwater Fishes of Virginia. Bethesda, MD: American Fisheries Society. ($85.00)

    * Lee, David Stephen. 1981. Atlas of North American Freshwater Fishes. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences. ($25.00)

    * McClane, Albert J. 1978. McClane's Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes of North America. New York: Holt, Henry & Co. ($14.95 pap)

    * _____. 1978. McClane's Field Guide to Saltwater Fishes of North America. New York: Holt, Henry & Co. ($14.95)

    MacQuitty, Miranda. 1992. Shark. New York: Knopf. ($16.99)

    Michael, Scott W. 1993. Reef Sharks and Rays of the World: A Guide to Their Identification, Behavior, and Ecology. Monterey, CA: Sea Challengers. ($24.95)

    Migdalski, Edward C. and George S. Fichter. 1990. The Fresh and Salt Water Fishes of the World. Avenal, NJ: Random House Value. ($17.99)

    Moyle, Peter B. 1993. Fish: An Enthusiast's Guide. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. ($25.00)

    _____and Joseph J. Cech. 1988. Fishes: An Introduction to Ichthyology. 2nd ed. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall. ($58.00)

    Nakamura, Izumi. 1985. FAO Species Catalogue. Volume 5: Billfishes of the World. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Available from Latham, MD: UNIPUB. ($25.00 pap)

    * Nelson, Joseph S. 1994. Fishes of the World. 3rd ed. New York: Wiley. ($79.95)

    Ono, Dana R., James D. Williams, and Anne Wagner. 1983. Vanishing Fishes of the World. Washington, DC: Stone Wall Press.

    Randall, John E. 1983. Caribbean Reef Fishes. 2nd ed. Neptune City, NJ: T.F.H.

    Randall, John E., Gerald R. Allen, and Roger C. Steene. 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press. ($60.00)

    * Robins, C.R., et. al. 1991. Common and Scientific Names of Fishes From the United States and Canada. 5th ed. Bethesda, MD: American Fisheries Society. ($32.50, $24.50 pap)

    Sale, Peter F., ed. 1991. Ecology of Fishes on Coral Reefs. San Diego, CA: Academic Press. ($74.95)

    Smith, Margaret M. and Phillip C. Heemstra, eds. 1986. Smith's Sea Fishes. New York: Springer-Verlag. ($201.00)

    * Springer, Victor G. 1989. Sharks in Question: the Smithsonian Answer Book. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press. ($16.95)

    Steel, Rodney. 1985. Sharks of the World. New York: Facts on File. ($25.95)

    Tinker, Spencer Wilkie. 1978. Fishes of Hawaii. Honolulu: Hawaiian Service. ($22.50)

    Wheeler, Alwyne, ed. 1975. Fishes of the World. New York: MacMillan.

    Whitehead, Peter, et. al. 1986. FAO Species Catalogue. Volume 7: Clupeoid Fishes of the World. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Available from Latham, MD: UNIPUB. ($75.00)

    Wooton, R.J. 1992. Fish Ecology. New York: Chapman & Hall. ($82.50, $32.50 pap)

    World Record Game Fishes. Annual. 1979--. Fort Lauderdale, FL: International Game Fish Association. (1994 edition: $7.00 pap)


VII. AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES

    Alderton, David. 1988. Turtles and Tortoises of the World. New York: Facts on File. ($25.95) For the general reader.

    _____. 1991. Crocodiles and Alligators of the World. New York: Facts on File. ($25.95)

    Bjornadal, Karen, ed. 1982. Biology and Conservation of Sea Turtles: Proceedings on the World Conference of Sea Turtle Conservation. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press. ($29.95 pap)

    Breen, John. 1974. Encyclopedia of Reptiles and Amphibians. Neptune, NJ: T.F.H.

    Burghardt, Gordon and A. Stanley Rand. 1983. Iguanas of the World: Their Behavior, Ecology and Conservation. Park Ridge, NY: Noyes.

    Campbell, Jonathan and William Lamar. 1989. Venomous Reptiles of Latin America. New York: Cornell University Press. ($65.00)

    Carr, Archie. 1952. Handbook of Turtles: The Turtles of the United States, Canada and Baja, California. Ithaca, NY: Comstock. ($65.00)

    * Conant, Roger and Joseph Collins. 1991. A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America. 3rd ed. Boston: Houghton- Mifflin. ($24.45, $16.45 pap)

    Cogger, Hard G. 1992. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia. 5th ed. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. ($99.95)

    Dickerson, Mary C. 1969. The Frog Book: North American Toads and Frogs. New York: Dover. ($9.95)

    Duellman, William E. and Linda Trueb. 1994. Biology of Amphibians. Baltmore, MD: Johns Hopkins. ($39.95) Textbook.

    * Ernst, Carl. 1994. Turtles of the United States and Canada. 2nd ed. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press. ($60.00)

    * Ernst, Carl and Roger Barbour. 1989. Turtles of the World. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press. ($24.95 pap)

    Freiberg, Marcos. 1981. Turtles of South America. Neptune, NJ: T.F.H. Pub.

    _____. 1982. Snakes of South America. Neptune, NJ: T.F.H. Pub.

    * Frost, Darrel R., ed. 1985. Amphibians Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Lawrence, KS: Allen Press/ASC.

    Gans, Carl. 1969--. Biology of the Reptilia. Annual. New York: Wiley. (Price varies with each volume). For the serious herpetologist.

    Gibbons, J. Whitefield. 1990. Life History and Ecology of the Slider Turtle. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press. ($60.00)

    Gotch, A.F. 1986. Reptiles, Their Latin Names Explained: A Guide to Animal Classification. New York: Blandford Press.

    Greer, Allen. 1990. The Biology and Evolution of Australian Lizards. Chipping Norton, NSW: Surrey Beatty. ($125.00)

    Grenard, Steve. 1991. Handbook of Alligators and Crocodiles. Melbourne, FL: Krieger. ($49.50)

    * Groombridge, B. 1982. IUCN Amphibia-Reptilia Red Data Book. Part 1. Cambridge, UK: IUCN Monitoring Centre.

    Grzimek, Bernard, ed. 1974-75. Animal Life Encyclopedia. Vols. 5-6. Reptiles and Amphibians. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold.

    * Halliday, Tim and Kraig Adler, eds. 1986. Encyclopedia of Reptiles and Amphibians. New York: Facts on File. ($27.95) Reference. Discusses each family.

    Henkel, Friedrich-Wilhelm and Wolfgang Schmidt. 1995. Geckoes: Biology, Husbandry and Reproduction. Melbourne, FL: Krieger. Translated from German.

    * Heselhaus, Ralf. 1992. Poison-Arrow Frogs: Their Natural History and Care in Captivity. Sanibel, FL: Ralph Curtis. ($39.50)

    Huey, Raymond, Eric Pianka, and Thomas Schoener, eds. 1983. Lizard Ecology: Studies of a Model Organism. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, ($42.50)

    * King, F. Wayne and Russell L. Burke, eds. 1989. Crocodilian, Tuatara, and Turtle Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Washington, DC: Association of Systematics Collection. ($29.00 pap)

    Klauber, Laurence M. 1982. Rattlesnakes: Their Habits, Life Histories and Influences on Mankind. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. ($38.00, $15.00 pap)

    Marais, Johan. 1992. A Complete Guide to the Snakes of Southern Africa. Melbourne, FL: Krieger. ($37.50)

    Markel, Ronald. 1990. Kingsnakes and Milk Snakes. Neptune, NJ: T.F.H. Pub. ($29.95)

    Martin, James. 1992. Masters of Disguise: A Natural History of Chameleons. New York: Facts on File. ($24.95). Nontechnical.

    * Mattison, Christopher. 1986. Snakes of the World: A Natural History. New York: Facts on File. ($24.95) Well illustrated; for the general reader.

    _____. 1987. Frogs and Toads of the World. New York: Facts on File. ($25.95) For the general reader.

    _____. 1989. Lizards of the World. New York: Fact on File. ($25.95)

    * Mehrtens, John. 1987. Living Snakes of the World In Color. New York: Sterling. ($60.00)

    Murphy, James and Barry Armstrong. 1978. Maintenance of Rattlesnakes in Captivity. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas. ($3.00 pap)

    Parker, Hampton W. 1977. Snakes, A Natural History. 2nd ed. Rev & enlarged by A.G.C. Grandison. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

    Phillips, Kathryn. 1994. Tracking the Vanishing Frogs. New York: St. Martin's Press. ($22.95)

    Pianka, Eric R. 1986. Ecology and Natural History of Desert Lizards. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. ($57.50)

    * Pritchard, Peter C. 1979. Encyclopedia of Turtles. Neptune, NJ: T.F.H. Pub. ($59.95)

    * Reptile Symposium on Captive Propagation and Husbandry. Proceedings. 1979--. Thermont, MD: Reptile Symposium on Captive Propagation and Husbandry Consortium, Inc.

    Roberts, Mervin F. 1989. All About Chameleons and Anoles. Neptune, NJ: T.F.H. Pub. ($9.95)

    * Ross, Charles, ed. 1989. Crocodiles and Alligators. New York: Facts on File. ($35.00)

    * Russell, Findlay E. 1983. Snake Venom Poisoning. Rev. ed. New York: Lippincott. ($57.50)

    Seigel, Richard and Joseph Collins, eds. 1993. Snakes: Ecology and Behavior. New York: McGraw. ($27.95 pap)

    * Slavens, Frank L. and Kate Slavens. 1994. Reptiles and Amphibians in Captivity-Breeding, Longevity and Inventory. Seattle, WA: F.L. Slavens. ($40.00, $30.00 pap) Available from authors.

    Stafford, Peter. 1986. Pythons and Boas. Neptune, NJ: T.F.H.Pub. ($21.95)

    * Stebbins, Robert C. 1985. A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians. 2nd rev. ed. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin. ($21.45, $16.45 pap)

    Steel, Rodney. 1989. Crocodiles. North Pomfret, VT: Trafalgar Square.

    Thorbjarnarson, John, complier. 1992. Crocodiles: An Action Plan for Their Conservation. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN. ($20.00)

    Tyning, Thomas F. 1990. A Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles. Boston: Little Brown. ($19.95)

    Vitt, Laurie J., ed. 1994. Lizard Ecology: Historical and Experimental Perspectives. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. ($39.50)

    Webb, G, ed. 1988. Wildlife Management: Crocodiles and Alligators. Chipping Norton, NSW: Surrey Beatty. ($160.00)

    Wright, Albert and Anna Allen Wright. 1957. Handbook of Snakes of the United States and Canada. 2 vols. Ithaca, NY: Comstock. ($85.00)

    Wynne, Richard H. 1981. Lizards in Captivity. Neptune, NJ: T.F.H. Pub. ($9.95)

    Zimmerman, Elke. 1986. Breeding Terrarium Animals. Neptune, NJ: T.F.H. Pub.

    _____. 1993. Reptiles and Amphibians: Care, Behavior, Reproduction. Neptune, NJ: T.F.H. Pub. ($34.95)

    * Zug, George R. 1993. Herpetology: An Introductory Biology of Amphibians and Reptiles. San Diego: Academic Press. ($50.00). Textbook.


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