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Frogs & Frogging in South Africa

Field / Identification GuideIdentification Key

By: Vincent C Carruthers (Author), Louis du Preez (Author)

112 pages, 150 colour photos, illustrations, colour distribution maps, tables

Random House Struik

Paperback | Apr 2011 | Edition: 2 | #191315 | ISBN-13: 9781770079144
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Frogs & Frogging in South Africa offers amateur froggers an accessible and practical introduction to frog identification. This edition of the highly popular guide has been expertly revised and fully updated to reflect the latest advances in taxonomy and nomenclature. It offers: all of the species in Africa south of latitude 22 degrees South; a section on frog biology and behaviour; how to photograph frogs and record their calls; how to attract frogs to your garden, and ideas for projects such as building a pond; the range of frog species to be found in different environmental niches; maps and colourful photographs with the updated accounts; a new key to the identification of tadpole genera; and a CD with all 115 frog calls.


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Biography

Vincent Carruthers is a well-known environmentalist and author. In 1998 he was awarded the prestigious Stevenson-Hamilton Medal by the Zoological Society of southern Africa for his contribution as an amateur zoologist. He co-authored South African Frogs: A complete Guide and was compiling editor of the highly successful The Wildlife of Southern Africa.

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