Language: Bilingual in English and Ukrainian
Amphibians of the Eastern Europe, Part 1 is concerned with the distribution, abundance, behavior, life history and modern taxonomic of the caudate amphibians of Eastern Europe. It is based on an extensive and comprehensive analysis of field studies, collections from the world's largest zoological museums, and the scientific literature. Amphibians of the Eastern Europe, Part 1 also presents information concerning the general characteristics of amphibians, their evolutionary history, their reproductive behavior, their role in the ecosystem, issues related to their conservation, and the methods used to study this important group. A detailed key for the determination of family, genus and species is provided along with an assortment of original photographs this group. Amphibians of the Eastern Europe, Part 1 is intended for a general audience.
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