A natural history of amphibians / Robert C. Stebbins and Nathan W. Cohen.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublication details: Princeton University Press, 1995.ISBN:
  • 069110251
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 597.6 20
Contents:
1. Introduction -- 2. Skin -- 3. Breathing -- 4. Limbs and Locomotion -- 5. Tail -- 6. Nose and Chemoreception -- 7. Eyes and Vision -- 8. Food Habits -- 9. Ears and Hearing -- 10. Voice -- 11. Temperature Characteristics -- 12. Body Water Regulation -- 13. Protection against Predators -- 14. Home Range and Movements -- 15. Territorial Behavior and Fighting -- 16. Homing and Migration -- 17. Reproduction -- 18. Parental Care -- 19. Contributions of Amphibians to Human Welfare -- 20. Declining Amphibians.
Review: "This is a book for all readers who want to learn about amphibians, the animal group that includes frogs, toads, salamanders, and caecilians. It draws on many years of classroom teaching, laboratory experience, and field observation by the authors. A Natural History of Amphibians can serve as a textbook for students and independent learners, as an overview of the field for professional scientists and land managers, and as an engaging introduction for general readers."--BOOK JACKET.
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Bibliography: p[253]-299. - Includes index.

1. Introduction -- 2. Skin -- 3. Breathing -- 4. Limbs and Locomotion -- 5. Tail -- 6. Nose and Chemoreception -- 7. Eyes and Vision -- 8. Food Habits -- 9. Ears and Hearing -- 10. Voice -- 11. Temperature Characteristics -- 12. Body Water Regulation -- 13. Protection against Predators -- 14. Home Range and Movements -- 15. Territorial Behavior and Fighting -- 16. Homing and Migration -- 17. Reproduction -- 18. Parental Care -- 19. Contributions of Amphibians to Human Welfare -- 20. Declining Amphibians.

"This is a book for all readers who want to learn about amphibians, the animal group that includes frogs, toads, salamanders, and caecilians. It draws on many years of classroom teaching, laboratory experience, and field observation by the authors. A Natural History of Amphibians can serve as a textbook for students and independent learners, as an overview of the field for professional scientists and land managers, and as an engaging introduction for general readers."--BOOK JACKET.