By Eric Vanderduys
Field advisor to the Frogs of Queensland presents a entire photographic consultant to the 132 species of frogs in Queensland, Australia’s so much species-rich country. It allows id of all Queensland species and obviously issues out pitfalls which can result in misidentification. Species profiles record universal and medical names, details on dimension, name and most well-liked habitat, in addition to attractions for every species. The conservation prestige of all threatened species is indexed and there are exact sections dedicated to disappearing frogs and the Cane Toad.
Generously illustrated with a number of images for every species, the booklet additionally contains distribution maps, line illustrations which reveal key gains, and keys to every family members, genus and species.
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