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With nearly 6,000 species currently identified, frogs and toads are the most familiar and abundant amphibians on the planet. Frogs and Toads of the World is a comprehensive guide to the natural history of this large and diverse group of creatures. Stunningly illustrated throughout with 200 color photographs, this one-of-a-kind book traces the evolution and classification oWith nearly 6,000 species currently identified, frogs and toads are the most familiar and abundant amphibians on the planet. Frogs and Toads of the World is a comprehensive guide to the natural history of this large and diverse group of creatures. Stunningly illustrated throughout with 200 color photographs, this one-of-a-kind book traces the evolution and classification of frogs and toads, providing detailed information about each of the 49 unique families and highlighting distinctive and notable species. It vividly describes their remarkable diversity in shape, color, and markings; anatomy and development; life cycle; habitats; the various methods they use to attract mates and hunt for food; and the physiological and behavioral tricks they use to survive and thrive around the world.This indispensable guide also explores frogs' interaction with humans, from modern-day collection for the meat trade, scientific research, and the trade in exotic pets to how their survival is being threatened by habitat destruction, climate change, and disease.A comprehensive guide to the natural history of frogs and toadsFeatures 200 stunning color photographsCovers each of the 49 unique frog familiesDescribes anatomy, life cycle, habitats, survival tricks, and more...

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ISBN : 9780691149684
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 192 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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  • Oznasia
    2019-04-10 23:07

    An interesting read with lots of information that I certainly didn't know about frogs and toads. The design of the book could be improved to make it easier to read.