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John M. Legler's book takes readers on a fascinating journey into the relatively unexplored world of reptiles, specifically the slider turtle species. A New Subspecies of Slider Turtle (Pseudemys scripta) from Coahuila, Mexico is a meticulously researched and expertly written account of Legler's discoveries in this region.

From the very beginning, Legler captivates readers with his clear and concise writing style, making even complex scientific concepts accessible to both experts and general readers alike. He starts by providing a comprehensive overview of the history of slider turtles in Coahuila, Mexico, setting the stage for his groundbreaking findings.

Throughout the book, Legler combines his extensive fieldwork experience with in-depth scientific knowledge to meticulously describe the newly discovered subspecies. His attention to detail is remarkable, as he delves into the intricate patterns and distinct characteristics of these turtles, providing readers with a clear understanding of how they differ from related species. Legler's meticulousness is supported by the vivid and detailed color photographs, which enable readers to truly appreciate the beauty and uniqueness of these creatures.

What sets this book apart is Legler's ability to seamlessly blend scientific information with captivating anecdotes about his experiences in the field. Whether it is describing the challenging landscape of Coahuila or recounting the thrill of discovering the subspecies, Legler injects a sense of adventure and excitement into the narrative. This makes for an engaging read that not only educates but also entertains.

In addition to the scientific aspects, Legler also addresses the conservation implications of his discovery. He highlights the importance of understanding and preserving such unique species to maintain the fragile ecological balance in the region. Legler's passion for the subject matter is evident throughout the book, effectively inspiring readers to consider their role in protecting these remarkable creatures and their habitats.

The only slight drawback of the book is its highly specialized focus. While it appeals to enthusiasts, researchers, and conservationists, it may not have broader appeal for the casual reader. However, Legler's ability to make complex information accessible should still pique the interest of anyone with a curiosity for the natural world.

In conclusion, A New Subspecies of Slider Turtle (Pseudemys scripta) from Coahuila, Mexico is a captivating and meticulously researched book that sheds light on a previously unknown species. John M. Legler's expertise and passion shine through in every page, making this a valuable contribution to the field of herpetology. Whether you are an avid reptile enthusiast or simply fascinated by the wonders of our natural world, this book is a must-read.

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UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS PUBLICATIONS MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

Volume 13, No. 3, pp. 73 84, pls. 9 12, 3 figs. August 16, 1960

A New Subspecies of Slider Turtle (Pseudemys scripta) from Coahuila, México

BY

JOHN M. LEGLER

UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS LAWRENCE 1960

UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

Editors: E. Raymond Hall, Chairman, Henry S. Fitch, Robert W. Wilson

Volume 13, No. 3, pp. 73 84, pls. 9 12, 3 figs. Published August 16, 1960

UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS Lawrence, Kansas

PRINTED IN THE STATE PRINTING PLANT TOPEKA, KANSAS 1960

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A New Subspecies of Slider Turtle (Pseudemys scripta) from Coahuila, México

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