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By Simon Holland

Не в фантастических мирах, не в далеком прошлом, а прямо сейчас, на нашей планете существует

Эта великолепно иллюстрированная книга из научно-популярнойсерии EYE ask yourself приглашает читателей познакомиться с чудесами не вымышленного, а реально существующего мира, в котором обитают летающие змеи, подводные ящерицы и другие близкие родственники динозавров. Речь идёт о мире рептилий.

Данная книга является одновременно энциклопедией и фотоальбомом, органично объединяя богатство фактов с уникальными высокопрофессиональными фотографиями.

Издание на английском языке, однако большую его часть составляют очень интересные иллюстрации.

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Gators have a shorter body and snout than crocs – but they usually live longer. American alligator Alligator junior A crocodile’s fourth tooth sticks out when its mouth is closed. This is a caiman – a type of alligator from Central and South America. The caiman is smaller than other Crocodilians and can move much more quickly on land. Its body is protected by strong, bony plates. Caiman teeth are sharper and longer than alligator teeth. 37 Croc characters The creatures of the Crocodilia group are related to reptiles that lived more than 200 million years ago.

Croc courtship To attract a mate, male Crocodilians lift up their heads and bellow. The noise helps to warn off rival males. They also blow bubbles in the water to get the attention of females. Nile crocodile 39 Little devils Like most animals, male and female reptiles mate to produce offspring. Reptiles are usually born on land. Most hatch from waterproof eggs, while a few are born as live young. Chips off the old block Whether hatchlings or live young, reptile babies usually look like miniature versions of their parents.

33 Slow-moving rivers, streams, swamps, and lagoons in eastern Australia. Spectacled caiman pgs. 6, 37 Lakes, rivers, and swamps in Central and South America. Starred tortoise pg. 33 Deserts and dry habitats in southern Asia. Stinkpot turtle (or musk turtle) pg. 25 Lakes, ponds, and rivers in North America. Tegu lizard pg. 15 Forests and grasslands near to the Amazon and Orinoco rivers in South America. Thorny devil (or moloch) pg. 21 Deserts in western and central Australia. Tokay gecko pg. 28 Forests and human habitats in Southeast Asia.

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