Introduction Notes on Measurements and Symbols About Range Maps Map of Costa Rica I. Amphibians A. Caecilians B. Salamanders C. Frogs & Toads Burrowing Toads Toads Dink Frogs Rain Frogs Robber Frogs Foam Frogs Dwarf Frogs Marsupial Frogs Treefrogs Glass Frogs Poison Frogs Rocket Frogs Narrow-mouthed Toads Pond Frogs II. Reptiles A. Turtles Hard Shelled Sea Turtles Leatherback Sea Turtle Snapping Turtles Mud Turtles Sliders Wood Turtles B. Lizards Basilisk Lizards Iguanas Spiny Lizards Anolis Canopy Lizards Gecko Night Lizards Skinks Teiids Microteiids Alligator Lizards C. Snakes Wormsnakes Slender Blindsnakes Blindsnakes Burrowing Python Boas Dwarf Boas Colubrid Snakes Pitvipers Coral Snakes & Sea Snakes D. Crocodilians Caimans Crocodiles Glossary Acknowledgments Systematic Index About the Authors
Federico Munoz Chacon is a Costa Rican research biologist and science educator. He has dedicated his life to studying the reptiles and amphibians of Costa Rica and to promoting ecological awareness. He lives in Monteverde, Costa Rica, where he owns and operates the biological reserve Terra Viva. Richard Dennis Johnston is a biochemist who serves on the advisory board of the International Herpetological Symposium. Johnston has been studying and photographing reptiles and amphibians for more than 45 years.
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