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Frogs & toads of the world

by Christopher Mattison

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Published by Blandford in London .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Frogs.,
  • Toads.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p181-185. -Includes index.

    Other titlesFrogs and toads of the world.
    StatementChris Mattison.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL668.E2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191p. :
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17438697M
    ISBN 100713718250

    "An in-depth ecology not of all the world’s frogs and toads, but of a representative fascinating ten per cent--what a superb it is! The Book of Frogs does a splendid job of showing the diversity of frogs and toads.".   Frogs and Toads of the World is a comprehensive guide to the natural history of this large and diverse group of creatures. Stunningly illustrated throughout with color photographs, this one-of-a-kind book traces the evolution and classification of frogs and toads, providing detailed information about each of the 49 unique families and 5/5(2).

      Perfect for children just beginning to read, this Pre-Level 1 DK Reader takes a look at the frogs and toads of the world and gives a close-up look at their strange features and bizarre habits. With simple sentences and an emphasis on frequently used words, Frogs and Toads will encourage in three to five year olds an interest in reading. DK Readers is a multi 1/5(1). Animals / Frogs + Toads: Books No matter what the season, it’s always a good time for books. When the weather is cool it’s time to make a cup of hot cocoa and snuggle up in .

    Frogs & toads of the world. Request This. Author Mattison, Christopher. Title Frogs & toads of the world / Chris Mattison. Format Book Published New York, N.Y.: Facts on File, c Description p.: ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm. Other titles Frogs and toads of the world. A guide to the frogs and toads of Belize. Meyer, John R. There are around species of frogs and toads that inhabit almost all parts of the world, except the Antarctica. This article provides a brief overview about them. The smallest known vertebrate in the world is a frog with a body length of around seven millimeters. Named Paedophryne amauensis, this frog was discovered in Papua New Guinea.


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