444 pp., 8.5 x 11, 126 line drawings, 76 color plates
Paperback ISBN: 978-1-4696-1366-6
Published: September 2013
eBook ISBN: 978-0-8078-6653-5
Published: November 2000
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About the Authors
William M. Palmer is curator emeritus of herpetology at the Museum of Natural Sciences. He is coauthor of Amphibians and Reptiles of the Carolinas and Virginia and author of Poisonous Snakes of North Carolina.
For more information about William M. Palmer, visit the Author Page.
Alvin L. Braswell is deputy director for operations at the Museum of Natural Sciences.
For more information about Alvin L. Braswell, visit the Author Page.
"Overall, an outstanding regional work, written in an entertaining, easily comprehensible style. For professionals and serious students but will appeal to anyone with interests in reptiles or in vertebrate biology and natural history."--Choice
"This book is flawless . . . and should be part of the library of anyone interested in the herpetofauna of the eastern United States, and especially anyone attempting to complete a state survey. . . . A masterful work."--Bulletin of the Maryland Herpetological Society
"Palmer and Braswell, it seems, left no stone or log unturned in North Carolina to amass the amount of information contained in this exemplary work."--Robert H. Mount, Auburn University
"[This book] is well written, well organized, and scientifically sound, and it contains some of the most beautiful--and accurate--pen-and-ink drawings I have ever seen in a work of this nature. It is a book that is going to prove useful to both professional and amateur herpetologists, and to naturalists in general."--Douglas A. Rossman, Curator of Reptiles, Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science