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Frogs and Toads of Big Bend National Park

Field / Identification Guide

By: Gage H Dayton, Raymond Skiles and Linnea B Dayton

51 pages, Col photos, map

Texas A & M University Press

Paperback | May 2007 | #166842 | ISBN-13: 9781585445769
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About this book

This fascinating look at the eleven amphibian species that call Texas' Big Bend National Park home is designed to help visitors of all ages and levels of experience understand how amphibians use the park's environment and where each species is likely to be found. In words and pictures, the authors present the distinguishing features of each species so that visitors can identify the frogs and toads they see. Natural history and conservation information alerts readers to the special habits of these little creatures as well as to the changes in habitat brought on by grazing, introduced predators, and reduced water flow.

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GAGE H. DAYTON, who has a Ph.D. from the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences at Texas A&M University, has studied ecology and conservation of amphibians at Big Bend National Park since 1998. RAYMOND SKILES is a wildlife biologist in the Science and Resource Management Division at Big Bend National Park. LINNEA DAYTON, who resides in California, holds a master's degree in zoology from the University of Washington.

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