Amphibians of North Africa

Amphibians of North Africa is a comprehensive compilation of available data on the amphibians and reptiles found in various ecosystems across North West Africa and parts of the Mediterranean region. It is essential to identifying and understanding the ecological role of regional herpetofauna and its conservational importance. It examines the biological origins and diversity of amphibians in North Africa, along with their diverse ecosystems, including deserts, grasslands and subtropical forests. The book features detailed descriptions of the adult and larvae stages of species, such as the North African fire salamander, the common painted frog, Brongersma's toad and the Mediterranean tree frog. This book is a vital resource for herpetology and ecology students and researchers, helping them identify, understand and conserve these amphibians and reptiles in their various habitats across the North African and Mediterranean regions. Presents the only book on research and species recognition of North West African and Mediterranean amphibians and reptiles in all life phases Provides novel, iconographic material about little-known species Features helpful visuals, including ink-drawings, photographs of adult and larvae stages, habitat photographs and distributional maps

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  • Author : Daniel Escoriza
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 350 pages
  • ISBN : 0128158352
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Amphibians of North Africa

Amphibians of North Africa
  • Author : Daniel Escoriza,Jihène Ben Hassine
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 16 March 2019
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Amphibians of North Africa is a comprehensive compilation of available data on the amphibians and reptiles found in various ecosystems across North West Africa and parts of the Mediterranean region. It is essential to identifying and understanding the ecological role of regional herpetofauna and its conservational importance. It examines the biological origins and diversity of amphibians in North Africa, along with their diverse ecosystems, including deserts, grasslands and subtropical forests. The book features detailed descriptions of the adult and larvae

Amphibians of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East

Amphibians of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East
  • Author : Christophe Dufresnes
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 10 January 2019
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Packed with outstanding photographs, this practical, compact yet comprehensive reference is the definitive guide to all 139 amphibian species found in the Western Palearctic and adjacent regions. From familiar frogs and toads to striking salamanders and newts, the detailed text describes each species' appearance, habitat and behaviour, and includes useful information on their classifications, ecology and life cycles. Grouped by families for ease of use, every account includes an accurate distribution map and colour photographs annotated with crucial details to help

Salamanders of the Old World

Salamanders of the Old World
  • Author : Max Sparreboom
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release : 08 September 2014
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A new in-depth reference work covering all the salamander species of Europe, Asia, and North Africa. A marvelous addition for the herp community that comes recommended for researchers, managers, conservationists, students, and salamander enthusiasts.

Field Guide to the Frogs & Other Amphibians of Africa

Field Guide to the Frogs & Other Amphibians of Africa
  • Author : Alan Channing,Mark-Oliver Rodel
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 19 December 2019
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815 species of amphibian have been described on the African continent - 788 frogs, 23 caecilians and four salamanders. Field Guide to the Frogs & other Amphibians of Africa is the first guide ever to cover all these species. It features a brief introduction with tips for handling and identifying amphibians and a useful illustrated guide to each family group serves as a first step towards species ID. Species accounts describe physical features, distribution, habitat, biology, advertisement calls and conservation status, and are supported

Amphibians of Malawi

Amphibians of Malawi
  • Author : Margaret M. Stewart
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release : 01 January 1967
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A handbook for the herpetologist professional, student, or amateur anxious to acquaint himself with African Amphibia. The geographic location and climatic variety of Malawi make it possible for this small country to support a large number of frogs and toads, many of them representative of much of sub-Sahara Africa. This book contributes greatly to the relatively sparse literature on African Amphibia. Professor Stewart bases her book on extensive field notes made during a year s stay in Malawi, supplemented by

Amphibians of Central and Southern Africa

Amphibians of Central and Southern Africa
  • Author : Alan Channing
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release : 07 June 2019
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Amphibians of Central and Southern Africa is the first comprehensive guide to the frogs, toads, and caecilians of the ten sub-equatorial African countries—Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. The result is at once a valuable reference tool, a field guide, and a source of ideas for future research. A source of increasing interest in their own right, amphibians are also benchmark species for biodiversity, and are used as laboratory animals in many of

Photographic Guide to Snakes, Other Reptiles and Amphibians of East Africa

Photographic Guide to Snakes, Other Reptiles and Amphibians of East Africa
  • Author : Bill Branch
  • Publisher : Penguin Random House South Africa
  • Release : 01 December 2014
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Comprehensively revised, expanded and updated, this compact guide makes the ideal travelling companion on trips to the wildlife areas and nature reserves of East Africa. It features authoritative text describing key identification features; full-colour photographs illustrating a range of commonly encountered, rare and beautiful specie distribution maps showing the range of each species; thumbnail outlines of each family group, enabling quick identification.

Amphibians of Suriname

Amphibians of Suriname
  • Author : Paul E. Ouboter,Rawien Jairam
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release : 10 May 2012
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The "Amphibians of Suriname" is the first overview of our present knowledge of this interesting group for Suriname. For all 104 species a short description, photograph, distribution map and data on natural history and taxonomy are given.

Snakes of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East

Snakes of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East
  • Author : Philippe Geniez
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 08 May 2018
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This is a fully up-to-date and comprehensive photographic field guide to the snakes of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Lavishly illustrated with 387 color photographs, it includes coverage of all 122 snake species found in these regions. The guide's detailed introduction discusses snake anatomy, biology, habitats and taxonomy. It also explores the health of snakes in captivity and conservation measures, and provides a succinct explanation of the chemical composition, physical effects and cultural uses of snake venom. Species accounts are

Snakes of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East

Snakes of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East
  • Author : Philippe Geniez
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 08 May 2018
GET THIS BOOKSnakes of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East

This is a fully up-to-date and comprehensive photographic field guide to the snakes of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Lavishly illustrated with 387 color photographs, it includes coverage of all 122 snake species found in these regions. The guide's detailed introduction discusses snake anatomy, biology, habitats and taxonomy. It also explores the health of snakes in captivity and conservation measures, and provides a succinct explanation of the chemical composition, physical effects and cultural uses of snake venom. Species accounts are

Mediterranean Identities

Mediterranean Identities
  • Author : Borna Fuerst-Bjeliš
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 08 November 2017
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What is the Mediterranean? The perception of the Mediterranean leans equally on the nature, culture, history, lifestyle, and landscape. To approach the question of identity, it seems that we have to give importance to all of these. There is no Mediterranean identity, but Mediterranean identities. Mediterranean is not about the homogeneity and uniformity, but about the unity that comes from diversities, contacts, and interconnections. The book tends to embrace the environment, society, and culture of the Mediterranean in their multiple

The Book of Frogs

The Book of Frogs
  • Author : Tim Halliday
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 29 January 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 Frog can kill 100,000 people. Male Darwin’s 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. The Book of Frogs commemorates the