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Guide book

Book title: Urban Herpetofauna, Amphibians & Reptiles of Guwahati: A Pictorial Guide

Author: Jayaditya Purkayastha

Publisher: Studentsí StoresPages: 64 Price: Rs 200

The outcome of five-year-long research, this book is written keeping in mind the importance of conserving urban habitat and to attract readersí interest to the overlooked and ignored groups of animals ó amphibians and reptiles. Written in laymanís language to help all sections of readers, the book discusses 63 species of amphibians and reptiles found in Guwahati supported by high quality photographs. It is expected to give an insight into the important morphological features of frogs, lizards, snakes and turtles for the upcoming research scholars so as to motivate more researchers to take to this field of research in the Northeast.

Dr Bhupen Hazarika, A Legend

Author: Saurabh Deka Publisher: Orchid Publications Pages: 393 Price: Rs 2,250

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