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Table Of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1. Morphology, Taxonomy, and Distribution of North American Tortoises: An Evolutionary Perspective
Chapter 2. The Fossil Record for the North American Tortoises
Chapter 3. Systematics of Extant North American Tortoises
Chapter 4. Thermoregulation and Energetics of North American Tortoises
Chapter 5. Reproductive Physiology of North American Tortoises
Chapter 6. Embryonic Development, Hatching Success, and Temperature Dependent Sex Determination in North American Tortoises
Chapter 7. Growth Patterns of North American Tortoises
Chapter 8. Health Issues of North American Tortoises
Chapter 9. Habitat Characteristics of North American Tortoises
Chapter 10. Water and Food Acquisition and Their Consequences for Life History and Metabolism of North American Tortoises
Chapter 11. Home Range and Movements of North American Tortoises
Chapter 12. Social Behaviors of North American Tortoises
Chapter 13. Nesting and Reproductive Output among North American Tortoises
Chapter 14. Abundance of North American Tortoises
Chapter 15. Population and Conservation Genetics of North American Tortoises
Chapter 16. Demography of North American Tortoises
Chapter 17. History of Human Interaction with North American Tortoises
Chapter 18. Threats and Conservation Needs for North American Tortoises
References
Index

Biology and Conservation of North American Tortoises
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Publication Date: 1 Aug 2014
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Trim Size: 8.5" x 11"
Page Count: 208 pages
Illustrations: 19 halftones, 30 line drawings
ISBN: 9781421413778