LIZARDS, Volumes 1 and 2, provides comprehensive coverage of all known families of lizards. Rogner outlines the geographic distribution along with the natural habitats and lifestyles for each species. The author also draws heavily from the firsthand experiences of
herpetological enthusiasts in detailing husbandry practices for feeding; administering vitamin and mineral supplements; breeding; and setting up, heating, lighting, and maintaining vivaria. Detailed descriptions and copious color photos illustrate physical characteristics of the lizards. Volume 1 describes Geckoes, Flap-Footed Lizards, Agamas, Chameleons, Iguanas, Basilisks, and Anoles. Volume 2 examines Knob-Scaled, Beaded, Monitor, Alligator, and Plated Lizards; Cordylids; Lacertids;
Skinks; Smooth and Night Lizards; Teiids; Worm Lizards; Tuataras; and Crocodilians.
"This two volume set is superior in quality and quantity to any book on lizard husbandry currently available...The set is well worth the price." -- Ken Naugher,
Zookeeper, Montgomery Zoo, Animal Keepers' Forum, Vol. 24, No. 11, 1997.
"Anyone with reptiles in captivity will find these books worthwhile purchases. Highly recommended for public, college, and university libraries." -- E.D. Keiser, University of Mississippi, Choice, December 1997.
"No doubt, it is the most complete, authoritative, single collection of lizard husbandry information available." -- Manny Rubio, Reptile & Amphibian Magazine, Jan/Feb 1998.