A review of Marty Crump's book on the folklore surrounding reptiles and amphibians. Crump's book is a collection of tales and myths both ancient and contemporary, and a fascinating analysis of how humans perceive and sometimes revere snakes, frogs and other "loathsome" creatures.
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Etheridge, Kay. Review of "Eye of Newt and Toe of Frog, Adder’s Fork and Lizards’ Leg, the Lore and Mythology of Amphibians and Reptiles," by Marty Crump. Herpetological Review 47, no. 3 (2017): 491-492.
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Originally published in the Herpetological Review, Volume 47, no. 3 (2017), pages 491-492. Original version available online at: https://ssarherps.org/herpetological-review-pdfs/