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Frogs and Toads (Owner's Guides to a Happy, Healthy Pet)
Synopses & Reviews
This is our seventh set of Happy, Healthy Pet titles. These latest additions will bring our series up to fifty-five titles, and like the others, they are books pet owners can turn to for the essential information they need to raise a healthy pet. All books contain information on
The authoritative information and advice you need, illustrated throughout with full-color photographs—now revised and redesigned to be even more reader-friendly!
Frogs and toads are perennial favorite pets. They include easy-to-care for breeds and intriguing, exotic varieties. For both first-time pet owners and life-long hobbyists, frogs and toads can make fascinating pets, but it is essential to learn how to care for them properly. With colorful photos, charts, and tables, this guide covers the basics, including:
You'll also learn about the varieties of frogs and toads, and about their existence in the wild.
From a "common sense" approach to keeping frogs and toads to conservation concerns, Terry Gampper's extensive herp knowledge covers all the bases. Photos.
About the Author
Steve Grenardis an avid herpetologist with more than forty years of experience with amphibians and reptiles; he published a paper on the reproduction of the Marsupial Frog in 1958. In the summer of 2000, he published a controversial and widely debated review in Natural History Magazineon the possibility of American rattlesnake venoms evolving new properties. He is the author of several Howell Book House titles, including: Your Happy Healthy Pet: Bearded Dragon, An Owner’s Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet: The Lizard,and Amphibians: Their Care and Keeping.He is also the author of a number of scholarly medical and herpetological books, including Medical Herpetologyand Handbook of Alligators and Crocodiles,and is the author of Introduction to Respiratory Care,a best-selling text review of respiratory therapy. Steve is a board-certified respiratory therapist and polysomnographer and is the clinical coordinator of the Institute of Sleep Medicine at Staten Island University Hospital in Staten Island, New York.
Table of Contents
PART ONE: Frogs and Toads and Their World.
1. What Are Frogs and Toads?
2. The Anatomy of Frogs and Toads.
3. Frogs and Toads in the Wild.
PART TWO: Living with Frogs and Toads.
4. Choosing a Frog or Toad.
5. Feeding Your Frog or Toad.
6. Housing Your Frog or Toad.
7. Frogs, Toads and Health.
PART THREE: The Variety of Frogs and Toads.
8. A Frog or Toad for You.
PART FOUR: Beyond the Basics.
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