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DK Eyewitness Books: Amphibian

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Publisher Comments:

Frogs, toads, newts, salamanders, and the rare caecilians come in a stunning array of colors, shapes, sizes, and habitats. They live both in water and on land and move in a great variety of ways from swimming, to hopping, and even flying. With a series of specially commissioned photographs, Amphibian takes a close look at the fascinating natural history of these creatures from the bright green, red-eyed tree frogs to dull, burrowing, wormlike caecilians; from startling black and yellow fire salamanders to tiny transparent glass frogs. Discover the different habitats and life cycles in the world of frogs, toads, newts, and salamanders.

Synopsis:

Examines the evolution, behavior, physical characteristics, and life cycle of all kinds of amphibians.

Table of Contents

What is an amphibian? — Ancient amphibians — Bare bones — Importance of water — Colors and markings — Self-defense — Fast food — Hide and seek — Senses and survival — Leaps and bounds — All fingers and toes — Mating embraces — Courtship displays — Egg laying and parental care — Metamorphosis — Early days — Frog or toad? — Tailed amphibians — Life in the trees — Earth movers — Poison-dart frogs and mantellas — Friends and enemies — Rare and endangered — Conservation — Did you know? — Keeping amphibians as pets — Find out more — Glossary — Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780756613808
Author:
Brightling, Geoff
Author:
Greenaway, Frank
Photographer:
Brightling, Geoff
Author:
Buller, Laura
Publisher:
DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Subject:
Animals - Reptiles & Amphibians
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Nature / Guide Books
Subject:
Amphibians
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Wild Animals
Edition Description:
Revised Hardcover
Series:
DK Eyewitness Books
Publication Date:
20050931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
72
Dimensions:
11.32x8.78x.45 in. 1.12 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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