by donald W. Linzey
Edition: 1st., 2000
This long-awaited entry into the Vertebrate Biology market has been praised for its student-friendly writing style. The text contains many pedagogical aids for students including boldface key terms throughout and a comprehensive glossary. End-of-chapter pedagogy includes a list of supplemental readings, a listing of related Internet sites, and chapter review questions.
Donald Linzey has authored nine texts and numerous articles for scientific journals. He is a professor at Wytheville Community College with previous employment at the University of South Alabama and Cornell University. Dr. Linzey is currently the Principle Investigator for two international grants investigating the cause of declining amphibian populations and their potential impact on worldwide human populations..
The Vertebrate Story: An Overview
Systematics and Vertebrate Evolution. Vertebrate Zoogeography
Early Chordates and Jawless Fishes
Evolution of Reptiles
Reptiles (Including Birds): Morphology, Reproduction and Development
Intraspecific Behavior and Ecology
Techniques for Ecological and Behavioral Studies
Extinction and Extirpation
Conservation and Management