A Complete Guide to the Frogs of Southern Africa

A Complete Guide to the Frogs of Southern Africa

by Vincent Carruthers, Louis du Preez
     
 

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Following in the format and style of Complete Guide to Snakes of SA and Guide to Reptiles of SA, this guide offers the most authoritative and comprehensive treatment of frogs of the region ever produced. It covers all aspects of both frog and tadpole biology and behavior and a detailed treatment of each frog and toad species found in the region. Sonograms for each…  See more details below

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Following in the format and style of Complete Guide to Snakes of SA and Guide to Reptiles of SA, this guide offers the most authoritative and comprehensive treatment of frogs of the region ever produced. It covers all aspects of both frog and tadpole biology and behavior and a detailed treatment of each frog and toad species found in the region. Sonograms for each frog call are featured and the book will be packaged with a CD of all southern African frog calls.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781770074460
Publisher:
Random House Struik
Publication date:
08/01/2011
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

VINCENT CARRUTHERS is a well-known environmentalist and author. He co-authored South African Frogs: A Complete Guide. He served for seven years as a director of the North West Parks and Tourism Board and was Vice Chairman of the Magaliesberg Advisory Committee. He is a past executive director of the Wildlife Society of SA and chairman of Birdlife SA. He currently consults on environmental and tourism matters and is the author of several books on wildlife, history and conservation. He is on the board of the Delta Environmental Centre and the Sustainable Tourism Research Institute of SA.

LOUIS du PREEZ is a professor of Zoology at the North-West University, South Africa, where he heads the African Amphibian Conservation research group. His research interest lies with frogs and their parasites, subjects on which he publishes regularly.

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