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A natural history of amphibians

Author: Robert C Stebbins; Nathan W Cohen
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [1997], ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. printView all editions and formats

Suitable for readers who want to learn about amphibians, the animal group that includes frogs, toads, salamanders, and caecilians, this work looks at the "natural history" of amphibians worldwide:  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert C Stebbins; Nathan W Cohen
ISBN: 0691102511 9780691102511 0691032815 9780691032818
OCLC Number: 37868331
Description: xvi, 316 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Skin --
Breathing --
Limbs and locomotion --
Tail --
Nose and chemoreception --
Eyes and vision --
Food habits --
Ears and hearing --
Voice --
Temperature characteristics --
Body water regulation --
Protection against predators --
Home range and movements --
Territorial behavior and fighting --
Homing and migration --
Reproduction --
Parental care --
Contributions of amphibians to human welfare --
Declining amphibians.
Responsibility: Robert C. Stebbins and Nathan W. Cohen ; illustrated by the authors.


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"This fine book helps us to appreciate amphibians more fully and provides vital scientific information that may help us to protect them... Although amphibians are but one piece of the biodiversity Read more...

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