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Frogs of the United States and Canada

C. Kenneth Dodd Jr.

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The most thorough, updated guide to frogs and toads in the United States and Canada available.

A stunning diversity of frog species can be found from coastal swamps to lofty mountain peaks, and from the Florida Keys to the Arctic Ocean. They live in subtropical lowlands, grassland prairies, deserts, and alpine-tundra habitats. Some species have restricted habitat requirements, whereas others occur contiguously from the arid plains or humid southeastern forests to the high tundra.

In this new edition of Frogs of the United States and Canada, C. Kenneth Dodd Jr. tours the reader through the...

The most thorough, updated guide to frogs and toads in the United States and Canada available.

A stunning diversity of frog species can be found from coastal swamps to lofty mountain peaks, and from the Florida Keys to the Arctic Ocean. They live in subtropical lowlands, grassland prairies, deserts, and alpine-tundra habitats. Some species have restricted habitat requirements, whereas others occur contiguously from the arid plains or humid southeastern forests to the high tundra.

In this new edition of Frogs of the United States and Canada, C. Kenneth Dodd Jr. tours the reader through the marvelous world of North American frogs. Covering 114 native and introduced species from all US states and Canadian provinces, this comprehensive reference on the biology, behavior, and conservation of the Order Anura includes detailed and updated information on
• past and present distribution
• life history and demography
• reproduction and diet
• landscape ecology and evolution
• diseases, parasites, and threats from toxic substances
• conservation and management

Hundreds of occurrence maps, line drawings, and new color photographs of frogs and their habitats enhance the text. The most thorough treatment of the life histories, distribution, and status of North American frogs ever produced, Frogs of the United States and Canada has been the go-to reference for naturalists, scientists, and resource managers in their efforts to understand and conserve frogs, their habitats, and biodiversity for over a decade. Based on a meticulously updated examination of more than 8,000 references current through 2021, this second edition ensures Dodd's master work will remain an unparalleled resource for years to come.

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Available
Trim Size
8
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10
Pages
992
ISBN
9781421444918
Illustration Description
410 color photos, 35 b&w illus., 110 maps
Author Bio
Kenneth C. Dodd  Jr.
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Kenneth C. Dodd Jr.

C. Kenneth Dodd Jr. is a member of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s Amphibian Specialist Group and a former president of The Herpetologists’ League. He is the author of The Amphibians of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Amphibian Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques.”