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Science  18 Oct 2002:
Vol. 298, Issue 5593, pp. 546
DOI: 10.1126/science.1076741

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The Amphibians and Reptiles of Costa Rica. A Herpetofauna between Two Continents, between Two Seas. Jay M. Savage. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2002. 954 pp., illus. $75, £52.50. ISBN 0-226-73537-0.

This thorough account of Costa Rica's rich herptofauna and its ecological and evolutionary context will reward general readers, ecotourists, students, and professional biologists alike.