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Gill, B.J. 1987. Notes on the birds, reptiles and mammals of Tongatapu and 'Eua (Tonga). Notornis 34(3): 217-223.

Gill, B.J. 1988. Records of birds and reptiles from Tonga. Records of the Auckland Institute and Museum 25: 87-94.

Gill, B.J. 1990. Records of wildlife from Tonga, especially Vava'u. Records of the Auckland Institute and Museum 27: 165-173.

Gill, B.J.; Rinke, D.R. 1990. Records of reptiles from Tonga. Records of the Auckland Institute and Museum 27: 175-180.

Havea, S.; MacKay, K.T. 2009. Marine Turtle hunting in the Ha'apai Group, Tonga. Marine Turtle Newsletter 123: 15-17.

Hughes, G. 1969. Marine turtle hatchlings of Tongaland. African Wild Life 23: 5-19.

Lever, R.J.A. 1961. Tonga's tortoise. Corona (London) 1961: 359-360.

Meehan, H.J.; McConkey, K.R.; Drake, D.R. 2002. Potential disruptions to seed dispersal mutualisms in Tonga, Western Polynesia. Journal of Biogeography 29(5-6): 695-712.

Pregill, G.K.; Dye, T. 1989. Prehistoric extinction of giant iguanas in Tonga. Copeia 1989(2): 505-508.

Rinke, D. 1986. Herpetologisches aus Fidschi und Tonga. DATZ (Die Aquarien- und Terrarien-Zeitschrift) 39(5): 226-230.

Rinke, D. 1986. The status of wildlife in Tonga. Oryx 20(3): 146-151.

Steadman, D.W.; Franklin, J.; Drake, D.R.; Freifeld, H.B.; Bolick, L.A.; Smith, D.S.; Motley, T.J. 1999. Conservation status of forests and vertebrate communities in the Vava'u Island group, Tonga. Pacific Conservation Biology 5(3): 191-207.

Steadman, D.W.; Pregill, G.K.; Burley, D.V. 2002. Rapid prehistoric extinction of iguanas and birds in Polynesia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 99(6): 3673-3677.

Zug, G.R. 2013. Reptiles and amphibians of the Pacific islands. A comprehensive guide. University of California Press, Berkeley & Los Angeles. 306 pp.

Zug, G.R.; Ineich, I.; Pregill, G.; Hamilton, A.M. 2012. Lizards of Tonga with description of a new Tongan Treeskink (Squamata: Scincidae: Emoia samoensis group). Pacific Science 66(2): 225-237.