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South African Frogs

Field / Identification GuideIdentification KeyOut of Print

By: Vincent C Carruthers(Author), IN Passmore(Author)

300 pages, col & b/w photos, maps

Southern Book Publishers

Hardback | Mar 1998 | Edition: 2 | #37638 | ISBN: 1868125173
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About this book

Widely acknowledged as the standard work on the frogs of South Africa, fully revised. The species descriptions aim primarily to assist in the identification of frogs using the numerous photographs and text. There are distribution maps and sonograms for each species, and additional behavioural information is provided where known. A key is also included.


Species and subspecies; frog sounds; mating; spawn; development and tadpoles; coloration; temperature, water and the skin; feeding; field key to the genera.

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