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GENERAL REFERENCES & ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Further Reading:

This is a short list of general books which may be of interest to the reader who is looking for information covering a broad-range of topics. For those who seek more detailed pleasures, a list of references is included with each species account, and elsewhere when appropriate.

  • Alderton, D. (1991). Crocodiles and Alligators of the World. Blandford Publishing, London. 190 pp.
  • Braziatis, P. (1973). Identification of living crocodilians. Zoologica, New York Zoological Society. pp. 59-100
  • Campbell, G.R. & Winterbotham, A.L. (1985). Jaws, Too! The Natural History of Crocodilians with Emphasis on Sanibel Island's Alligators. Sutherland, Florida. 265 pp.
  • Grenard, S. (1991). Handbook of Alligators and Crocodiles. Kreiger Publishing Co., Florida, USA.
  • Luxmoore, R.A. (1992). Directory of Crocodilian Farming Operations. Second Edition. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, U.K. 350 pp.
  • McIlhenny, E.A. (1935). The Alligator's Life History. Christopher Publishing House, Boston. Reprinted 1976, Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, USA. pp. 117
  • Ross, C. A. (1989). Crocodiles and Alligators. Golden Press Pty. Ltd., Silverwater, N.S.W., Australia. 240 pp.
  • Steel, R. (1989). Crocodiles. Christopher Helm, Kent. 198 pp.
  • Thorbjarnarson, J. (1992). Crocodiles. An Action Plan for their Conservation (Messel, H., King, F.W. & Ross, J.P. eds). IUCN/SSC Crocodile Specialist Group, Gland, Switzerland. 136 pp.
  • Webb, G. J. W., Manolis, S.C. & Whitehead, P.J. (1987). Wildlife Management: Crocodiles and Alligators. Surrey Beatty and Sons, Chipping Norton, N.S.W., Australia. 554 pp.
  • Whitaker, R. & Basu, D. (1983). The Gharial (Gavialis gangeticus): a review. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 79(3): 531-548

Acknowledgements:

All text and images (c) 1995-2012 A. Britton, unless stated otherwise. Those marvellous country distribution maps were produced by Rodolfo C. Ferioli. Dichotomous key and species drawings from:

Wermuth,H. & Fuchs,K. (1978)
Bestimmen von Krokodilen und ihrer Häute
Gustav Fischer Verlag, Stuttgart - New York
100 pages, ISBN 3-437-30268-X
Used with kind permission of the publishers

Dichotomous key implemented by Peter Uetz, who has my sincere thanks! Immense gratitude also to Mason B. Meers, Peter Brazaitis, Myrna Watenabe, Gordon Grigg, Steve Grenard, J. Perran Ross, Dan Grange, Chris Brochu, Grahame Webb, Brett Ottley and several dozen other people who I've no doubt neglected to mention - their input, discussions and support have contributed greatly to the end result.

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