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By Michael J. Tyler

All through a lot of the realm, frog populations are declining and a few species are disappearing completely. In Australia, numerous species became extinct long ago 25 years.

This revised and up-to-date advisor presents concise money owed of the entire identified frogs of Australia. There are 230 species in the 5 local frog households: Hylidae, Limnodynastidae, Microhylidae, Myobatrachidae and Ranidae. additionally incorporated are the brought Cane Toad and 9 stowaway species that experience arrived in Australia.

The textual content for every species contains information of measurement, prestige, distribution, habitat, habit and commercial name. every one species is observed by way of a map of Australia exhibiting its recognized distribution, and a full-color painted representation. heavily comparable frogs are proven in exact poses in order that comparisons could be made effectively. The introductory component of the booklet covers frog biology and habitats and contains notes on households and genera.

KEY good points
* Revised and up-to-date to incorporate all recognized frogs of Australia
* Covers 230 species in the 5 major frog households
* Illustrations of species offer larger element than pictures
* heavily comparable frogs are proven in exact poses in order that comparisons will be made effortlessly

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