Australian Frogs: A Natural History / Edition 1

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"This book is an outstanding contribution to our understanding and enjoyment of frogs by an eminent leader in the field of amphibian biology. It is written in an engaging style, which reflects the author's long interest in popularizing natural history subject matter."—Robert C. Stebbins, Emeritus Professor of Zoology and Emeritus Curator in Herpetology, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, BerkeleyAustralia is home to some of the most interesting and unusual frogs in the world and Michael J. Tyler is acknowledged to be the foremost expert on them. This lavishly illustrated new edition of Australian Frogs is the definitive resource on the subject, with updated tables and supplementary text on the fossil record which is vital to historical understanding. Tyler covers the origins, environment, nomenclature, habits, and biology of frogs. Tyler writes conversationally about the amphibian creatures he clearly loves, and his book does not require detailed technical knowledge. He does, however, provide a wealth of information on the ways and needs of Australian frogs in all their fragile variety.
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"Excellent color and black-and-white photographs and very clear line drawings. . . . This book is one that most people interested in frogs will want to own because it is attractively produced and contains much information on natural history drawn from the author's own field work."—Copeia

"This book is an outstanding contribution to our understanding and enjoyment of frogs by an eminent leader in the field of amphibian biology. It is written in an engaging style, which reflects the author's long interest in popularizing natural history subject matter."—Robert C. Stebbins, Emeritus Professor of Zoology and Emeritus Curator in Herpetology, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801484995
  • Publisher: Cornell University Press
  • Publication date: 12/28/1997
  • Edition description: REPRINT
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 7.35 (w) x 10.17 (h) x 0.45 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6
Colour Plates 7
Tables 8
Preface 9
1 Origins 10
2 An Environment for Frogs 19
3 The Frog Fauna 26
4 Nomenclature and Classification 38
5 Food and Feeding 44
6 Communication and Courtship 53
7 Development 64
8 Life in Arid Areas 88
9 Life Above the Ground 96
10 The Cane Toad 104
11 The Sandhill Frog 128
12 Gastric Brooding Frogs 135
13 Frogs as Environmental Monitoring Organisms 141
14 Declining Frog Populations 161
References 166
Appendix State Checklists 182
Index 185
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