Amphibians of North Africa

Written By Daniel Escoriza
Amphibians of North Africa
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 16 March 2019
  • ISBN : 0128158352
  • Pages : 350 pages
  • 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 Date : 2019-03-16
  • Total pages : 350
  • ISBN : 0128158352
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Summary : 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 ...

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 Date : 2019-01-10
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0128158352
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Summary : 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 ...

Amphibians and Reptiles of North Africa

Amphibians and Reptiles of North Africa
  • Author : Hans Hermann Schleich,Werner Kästle,Klaus Kabisch
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Total pages : 630
  • ISBN : 0128158352
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Summary : Download or read online Amphibians and Reptiles of North Africa written by Hans Hermann Schleich,Werner Kästle,Klaus Kabisch, published by which was released on 1996. Get Amphibians and Reptiles of North Africa Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

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  • Author : William E. Duellman
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 1999-07-28
  • Total pages : 633
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Summary : Sweet , University of California, Santa Barbara; Michael J. Tyler , University of Adelaide, Australia; Zhao Er-Mi , Chengdu Institute of Biology, Peoples Republic of China...

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 Date : 2019-01-10
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0128158352
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Summary : 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 ...

Amphibians of Central and Southern Africa

Amphibians of Central and Southern Africa
  • Author : A. Channing
  • Publisher : Comstock Publishing Associates
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 470
  • ISBN : 0128158352
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Summary : Alan Channing synthesizes information published over the last century to provide the first natural history and a portrait of the amphibian fauna of this vast region."--BOOK JACKET....

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  • Publisher : Penguin Random House South Africa
  • Release Date : 2019-07-02
  • Total pages : 408
  • ISBN : 0128158352
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Summary : 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. The book features a brief introduction with tips for handling and identifying amphibians. A useful illustrated ...

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  • Author : Christopher Lever
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 318
  • ISBN : 0128158352
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Summary : This book describes how the various alien reptiles and amphibians now living in the wild throughout the world were first introduced, how they subsequently became naturalized, their present distribution and status in those countries to which they were introduced, and their ecological and socio-economic impact on the native biota and ...

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Extinction in Our Times
  • Author : James P. Collins,Martha L. Crump,Thomas E. Lovejoy III
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2009-07-07
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0128158352
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Summary : For over 350 million years, thousands of species of amphibians have lived on earth, but since the 1990s they have been disappearing at an alarming rate, in many cases quite suddenly and mysteriously. What is causing these extinctions? What role do human actions play in them? What do they tell us ...

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  • Author : Nicole Boivin,Michael Petraglia,Rémy Crassard
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-04-30
  • Total pages : 572
  • ISBN : 0128158352
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Summary : How have humans colonised the entire planet and reshaped its ecosystems in the process? This unique and groundbreaking collection of essays explores human movement through time, the impacts of these movements on landscapes and other species, and the ways in which species have co-evolved and transformed each other as a ...

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 Date : 2018-05-08
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 0128158352
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Summary : 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 ...

The Mediterranean Region

The Mediterranean Region
  • Author : Jacques Blondel,James Aronson,Jean-Yves Bodiou,Gilles Boeuf
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-01-28
  • Total pages : 376
  • ISBN : 0128158352
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Summary : This is a detailed, illustrated and up-to-date study of the fauna, flora, landscapes, coastal areas and seascapes of the entire Mediterranean Basin, and the Sea itself. Since the publication of the first edition in 1999, the field has advanced in significant ways and this revision is timely....

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Extinction in Our Times
  • Author : James P. Collins,Martha L. Crump
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release Date : 2009-07-07
  • Total pages : 273
  • ISBN : 0128158352
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Summary : For over 350 million years, thousands of species of amphibians have lived on earth, but since the 1990s they have been disappearing at an alarming rate, in many cases quite suddenly and mysteriously. What is causing these extinctions? What role do human actions play in them? What do they tell us ...

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Amphibians of Malawi
  • Author : Margaret M. Stewart
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 1967-01-01
  • Total pages : 163
  • ISBN : 0128158352
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Summary : 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 ...

Reptiles and Amphibians

Reptiles and Amphibians
  • Author : David Aguillón-Gutiérrez
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2018-07-18
  • Total pages : 148
  • ISBN : 0128158352
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Summary : The book Reptiles and Amphibians is a compilation of the current trends in herpetology, focusing on evolution, physiology, monitoring, bioacoustics, threats, and conservation biology. All the chapters present an interesting aspect of the biology of reptiles and amphibians, encompassing different groups of these animals such as frogs, toads, newts, chelonians ...