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Reptile Life in the Land of Israel with Comments on Adjacent Regions: A Book Review

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The present review is in part a complement to the prompt, knowledgeable and favorable review by Anderson (2016) that, however, failed to reflect certain unique aspects of the book.

Affiliations: 1: Department of Zoology, Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel-Aviv University, 69978 Tel-Aviv, Israel


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