The tropical rainforests of the world are home to some of the world's most interesting and unusual reptiles and amphibians - from the colourful poison-arrow frog to the anaconda, the world's largest snake, to the marine turtle and the chameleon. It is believed that the rainforests contain around two-thirds of all species of reptiles and amphibians that live on the earth. This book looks at some of these amazing reptiles and amphibians that live in the rainforest, and at their homes, food and threats. It features include special "links" boxes highlighting the relationships of rainforest reptiles and amphibians to those living in orher habitats around the world and "Rainforest secrets" sections revealing amazing facts and stories about some extraordinary reptiles and amphibians.
Edward Parker is a freelance photojournalist and author, specialising in environmental issues and development issues in Latin America, where he travels to regularly. He also works for WWF. Over the last decade he has travelled extensively throughout Latin America contributing to reports, magazines and books.