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In Search of the Golden Frog

Biography / Memoir

By: Marty Crump

299 pages, 16 col plates, 60 b/w photos, 19 maps

University of Chicago Press

Hardback | Jul 2000 | #103306 | ISBN: 0226121984
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Detailed chronicle of Crump's adventures as a field biologist in South and Central America. Includes her research trips through Costa Rica, Ecuador, Brazil, Argentina, and Chile and describes their diverse landscapes, national traditions and cultures, and the natural history of her subject of study, the frog. Crump introduces compelling creatures such as the female harlequin frog, and warns of the precipitous decline in amphibian populations around the globe.

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