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Invasive reptiles and amphibians

Author: Susan Schafer
Publisher: New York : Cavendish Square Publishing, 2017.
Series: Invasive species (Cavendish Square Publishing)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In Invasive Reptiles and Amphibians, readers are shown examples of invasive snakes, frogs, and lizards to reveal the pattern of species introduction and habitat takeover. Identifying the adaptations of species like the Cane Toad, the title teaches students to compare the strengths and weaknesses of Earth s animals. The susceptibility of habitats such as Florida s emphasizes the delicacy of the food chain. By  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schafer, Susan.
Invasive reptiles and amphibians.
New York : Cavendish Square Publishing, [2016]
(DLC) 2016013035
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Schafer
ISBN: 9781502618306 1502618303
OCLC Number: 945072519
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Reptile and amphibian invaders --
Upsetting the balance --
Human agents --
A challenge ahead.
Series Title: Invasive species (Cavendish Square Publishing)
Responsibility: Susan Schafer.

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In Invasive Reptiles and Amphibians, readers are shown examples of invasive snakes, frogs, and lizards to reveal the pattern of species introduction and habitat takeover. Identifying the adaptations of species like the Cane Toad, the title teaches students to compare the strengths and weaknesses of Earth s animals. The susceptibility of habitats such as Florida s emphasizes the delicacy of the food chain. By analyzing and comparing cases of invasive species, readers discover how humans impact the natural world and the work that must be done to keep the balance. Diagrams, Full-Color Photographs, Further Information Section, Glossary, Index, Sidebars, Websites.

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