It is being called groundbreaking, a one of a kind work, and something that will set the standard in the industry. The book it entitled, “The Amphibians and Reptiles of Arkansas,” and the author lives right here in Region 8.
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“There are several things that were included in this book that makes it unique from and other herpelogical guides,” Trauth says, “There are 137 species and sub-species covered in the book.” Trauth had help in researching all the species. Two other authors are listed on the books cover. One thing Traugh is excited about is the availability of pictures throughout the guide to help in distinguishing species and making the book more interesting. “There are over 540 photos in the book so it will appeal to the public,” Trauth says.