Frogs of the United States and Canada, 2-vol. set

Frogs of the United States and Canada, 2-vol. set

by C. Kenneth Dodd Jr.


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With many frog populations declining or disappearing and developmental malformations and disease afflicting others, scientists, conservationists, and concerned citizens need up-to-date, accurate information. Frogs of the United States and Canada is a comprehensive resource for those trying to protect amphibians as well as for researchers and wildlife managers who study biodiversity. From acrobatic tree frogs to terrestrial toads, C. Kenneth Dodd Jr. offers an unparalleled synthesis of the biology, behavior, and conservation of frogs in North America.

This two-volume, fully referenced resource provides color photographs and range maps for 106 native and nonindigenous species and includes detailed information on
- past and present distribution
- life history and demography
- reproduction and diet
- landscape ecology and evolution
- - diseases, parasites, and threats from toxic substances
- conservation and management

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781421406336
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 06/01/2013
Pages: 1032
Sales rank: 784,772
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 10.30(h) x 2.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

C. Kenneth Dodd Jr. is an associate professor (courtesy) in the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, and is a former president of the Herpetologists’ League. He is the author of The Amphibians of Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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