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By Barry Clarke

ISBN-10: 0756667739

ISBN-13: 9780756667733

Frogs, toads, newts, salamanders, and the infrequent caecilians are available in a beautiful array of colours, shapes, sizes, and habitats. They stay either in water and on land and movement in an exceptional number of methods from swimming, to hopping, or even flying. With a chain of especially commissioned images, Amphibian takes an in depth examine the attention-grabbing normal heritage of those creatures from the brilliant eco-friendly, red-eyed tree frogs to bland, burrowing, wormlike caecilians; from startling black and yellow hearth salamanders to tiny obvious glass frogs.

Discover different habitats and existence cycles on the planet of frogs, toads, newts, and salamanders.

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ISLAND FROGS This is Hamilton’s frog, the rarest of three native species in New Zealand. It has been found only on two offshore islands in the Cook Strait. One population lives among a pile of rocks known as “Frog Bank” on Stephens Island; a second, larger population lives in a small patch of forest on Maud Island. If rats were introduced by accident, especially onto Stephens Island, this rare frog could easily be wiped out in a very short time. Typical stunning golden color 61 UNDER THREAT This golden mantella (pp.

POISONED DARTS The Choco Indians, who live in western Colombia in South America, poison the tips of their blowpipe darts with the toxin from poison-dart frogs. They remove the toxin by heating the live frog over a campfire. Only a few species are used, but one is so poisonous (pp. 60–61) that the dart has only to be wiped against the live frog’s back for it to be deadly. LIFE IN THE PENTHOUSE This spotted poison-dart frog was discovered in 1984. It is found 48–65 ft (15–20 m) up in the treetops of the cloud forests of Panama.

Fertilization usually century Japanese ivory netsuke, happens as the eggs are laid. used as a kimono fastening. ” The male calls from a vantage point (top) and will wrestle with any intruders (above). Male grasping female under her front legs TOAD HUG Eurasian common toads often begin their amplexus, or mating embrace, out of water; the larger female then carries the smaller male to the breeding pond. Egg laying and fertilization are delayed until they are in the water. Male and female Eurasian common toads in amplexus – on land STUCK ON YOU This South African rain frog is not yet “glued” onto his larger female partner – when he is, his hands will be turned palms outward.

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