SMALL HABITATS by Lilo Hess

SMALL HABITATS

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Not the natural history lesson you'd expect but a guide to creating and maintaining a small-animal terrarium. Pointing out that plants, animals and settings must be compatible, Hess reviews the components and conditions for five different types of terrariums--meadow or woodland, desert, tropical jungle, etc.--and then, for even quicker reference, appends a chart that matches animals, food, plants, decorations, and temperature requirements. Turtles, snakes, lizards, frogs and toads, and hermit crabs are among the recommended inhabitants of your simulated habitat. . . . Conservationists might leave them to their natural ones. Otherwise, a firm beginning.

Pub Date: April 14th, 1976
Page count: 50pp
Publisher: Scribners