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Australian Geographic A Naturalist's Guide to the Frogs of Australia : A Naturalist's Guide to - Peter & Eipper, Scott Rowland

Australian Geographic A Naturalist's Guide to the Frogs of Australia

A Naturalist's Guide to

Paperback Published: 23rd October 2018
ISBN: 9781912081592
Number Of Pages: 176

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This easy-to-use identification guide to the more than 240 species of frog most commonly seen in Australia is perfect for resident and visitor alike.

High quality photographs from Australia's top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers the geography and climate of Australia, types of habitat, and details of orders and families. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the frogs of Australia encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific name, and its global IUCN status as at 2015.

Book Features:

  • This beautifully illustrated guide highlights more than 240 species within the five main frog families.
  • Includes detailed species descriptions, nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitats.
  • Closely related frogs are shown in identical poses so that comparisons can be made readily.
  • This book is endorsed and branded by Australian Geographic.
  • The next title in an established and highly successful series.

About the Authors

Peter Rowland is a wildlife conservationist, educator and nature photographer, and worked at the Australian Natural History Museum for a period spanning 30 years. Peter has travelled extensively throughout Australia as a biodiversity consultant, and has written several books and scientific articles on Australias wildlife. In 1999, Peter was the recipient of a Whitley Award from the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales.

Scott Eipper is a herpetological consultant, author and wildlife photographer, who works with his wife Tyese, in their business Nature 4 You. As part of his role Scott conducts wildlife surveys, emergency removals and educational displays. He has written two books, papers and numerous articles on Australian herpetofauna.

ISBN: 9781912081592
ISBN-10: 1912081598
Series: A Naturalist's Guide to
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 23rd October 2018
Publisher: John Beaufoy Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 18.0 x 12.8  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.16