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Malformed frogs : the collapse of aquatic ecosystems

Author: Michael J Lannoo
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The widespread appearance of frogs with deformed bodies has generated much press coverage over the past decade. Frogs with extra limbs or digits, missing limbs or digits, or misaligned appendages raise an alarming question: "Are deformed humans next?" Taking a fresh look at this disturbing environmental problem, this reference provides a balanced overview of the science behind the malformed frog phenomenon. Bringing  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print
Malformed frogs
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Lannoo
ISBN: 6611752714 9786611752712 9780520942530 0520942531
OCLC Number: 938704638
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 270 p.) : illustrations, maps
Responsibility: Michael Lannoo.
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The widespread appearance of frogs with deformed bodies has generated much press coverage over the past decade. Frogs with extra limbs or digits, missing limbs or digits, or misaligned appendages raise an alarming question: "Are deformed humans next?" Taking a fresh look at this disturbing environmental problem, this reference provides a balanced overview of the science behind the malformed frog phenomenon. Bringing together data from ecology, parasitology, and other disciplines, Michael Lannoo considers the possible causes of these deformities, tells which frogs have been affected, and addres.

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