Newts and Salamanders

Newts and Salamanders

Everything About Selection, Care, Nutrition, Diseases, Breeding, and Behavior

Book - 2010
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Barron's Educational Publishing
These amphibians exhibit a surprising array of forms, sizes, colors, and lifestyles, and make interesting additions to the home terrarium Here is information on the natural history, feeding, health care, and breeding of a wide range of native and exotic species.
All titles in Barron's profusely-illustrated Complete Pet Owner's Manuals introduce inexperienced and prospective pet owners to the pleasures and duties of pet care. They also make ideal guides for older children having their first experiences as animal caretakers. Attractively illustrated and filled with helpful information, Barron's Complete Pet Owner's Manuals advise on purchasing, housing, feeding, health care--and where applicable, grooming and training pets. Each book is individually written by an expert--a trainer, breeder, veterinarian, or other animal specialist. These manuals cover every popular dog and cat breed, as well as bird varieties, hamsters and other small caged animals, fish varieties for aquarium hobbyists, terrarium pets, and even exotics, such as reptiles, amphibians, and scorpions. All books have 70 or more color photos, and most also have instructive line illustrations.
(back cover)
Information and advice to help you
take proper care of your amphibians

Common and Rare Newts and Salamanders:
natural history, life cycles, behavior in the wild and captivity, and more
Expert advice: feeding, health care, breeding, and more
Understanding your Newts and Salamanders: body language and its meanings

  • Step-by-step directions for care and feeding
  • Informative and attractive sidebars
  • Filled with handsome full-color photos

    (picture caption)
    Ranging from underground streams to mountaintops, many of these often brilliantly colored amphibians make fascinating terrarium pets.

  • Publisher: Hauppauge, NY : Barron's Educational Series, c2010
    ISBN: 9780764142437
    Characteristics: 103 p. : col. ill. ; 20 cm


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