The Book of Frogs

The Book of Frogs

A Life-size Guide to Six Hundred Species From Around the World

Book - 2016
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With over 7,000 known species, frogs display a stunning array of forms and behaviors. A single gram of the toxin produced by the skin of the golden poison dart frog can kill 100,000 people. Male Darwin frogs carry their tadpoles in their vocal sacs for sixty days before coughing them out into the world. The wood frogs of North America freeze every winter, reanimating in the spring from the glucose and urea that prevent cell collapse. --Publisher
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780226184654
022618465X
Branch Call Number: 597.89 HALLIDA
Characteristics: 656 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 28 cm
Alternative Title: Frogs

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Yavin
May 03, 2018

In the same vein as Book of Beetles and Book of Eggs (I'm not sure which came first), Book of Frogs gives actual-size images of thousands of Frog species. While blown up pictures of small species and cut down pictures of huge species that accompany these are a little distracting, there are some beautiful species in this book, and some weird-looking ones. A must for animal lovers everywhere especially those interested in frogs.

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