A prodigious debt of gratitude goes to [[proper names]. Thanks also to the following friends, family, and colleagues who suggested words for inclusion in this book: [proper names].
Robert W. Bly, Words You Should Know to Sound Smart : 1200 essential words every sophisticated person should be able to use, Adams Media, 2009.
We first acknowledge all herpetologists who have published results of their research, thus providing the basis for our textbook. Several students and colleagues in our laboratory have provided continual help and insight, often serving as crucial critics. In particular, [proper names] provided continual input.
The following friends and colleagues provided photographs, graphics, or information or read portions of the text: [proper names].
Organizations permitting us to use their illustrative materials include [proper names], and others.
Laurie J. Vitt and Janalee P. Caldwell, Herpetology : An Introductory Biology of Amphibians and Reptiles, 3rd ed., Academic Press, 2009.