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Tadpoles and Frogs of Australia - Marion Anstis

Tadpoles and Frogs of Australia

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Discover the absolute world of Australian frogs with this one of a kind reference bible on the life histories and patterns of Australian frogs. The book covers all species of adult frogs and includes illustrated descriptions of the egg, tadpoles and metamorphs of most species, with clearly demonstrated keys to tadpoles and eggs. Full colour throughout, including over 3,060 photos and drawings, it is a must have reference guide for amateurs, students and professionals alike.

About the Author

Marion Anstis has had a life long fascination with the life history of frogs, and her quest for tadpole identification has culminated in her book – Tadpoles of South-eastern Australia, which won the most sought-after prize in Australian zoological publishing, the 2002 Whitley Medal.

Marion is also an accomplished artist and photographer of tadpoles and frogs.

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5.0

This is the most inspiring Frog Book

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  • A Frog Lovers Bible
  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Informative
  • Well Written

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  • This Is Sooo Good

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  • For Nature Lovers
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I live in FNQ rainforest and have loved the frogs that breed here. I have several books but they are always only about Frogs until this one never enough information about tadpoles and eggs and embryo. I am learning so much from this tome and and still filled with wonder at what Marion Anstis has achieved.

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5.0

Extremely comprehensive book

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from Far north queensland

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    Very few books offer a total coverage of their subject and very few writers are able to produce work of this high standard.

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    5.0

    A Must-have for Froggers

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    • Comprehensive
    • Informative

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    • Too Big For The Field

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    This is THE most comprehensive guide available for Australian tadpoles and frogs - a truly staggering amount of work has gone into this. It makes identifying tadpoles something within reach for natural historians.

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    ISBN: 9781921517310
    ISBN-10: 192151731X
    Audience: General
    Format: Hardcover
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 832
    Published: 1st September 2013
    Publisher: New Holland Publishers
    Country of Publication: AU
    Dimensions (cm): 29.0 x 23.4  x 5.3
    Weight (kg): 3.82