Frogs and toads of the southeast
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Published by The University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Frogs -- Southern States,
  • Toads -- Southern States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Mike Dorcas and Whit Gibbons.
SeriesA Wormsloe Foundation nature book
ContributionsGibbons, J. Whitfield, 1939-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL668.E2 D67 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18534460M
ISBN 100820329223
ISBN 109780820329222
LC Control Number2008013582
OCLC/WorldCa215174922

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Great photos, and easy to follow breakdown of the Frogs and Toads of the SouthEast. Negatives: I ended up buying a second book that came with a CD of most of the frog calls. Had this book came with an audio cd of calls, I would not have needed to purchase a second book/5. Frogs and Toads of the Southeast - Michael E. Dorcas, J. Whitfield Gibbons - Google Books With more than forty native and introduced species of frogs and toads occurring in the southeastern United. Frogs and Toads of the Southeast is the most comprehensive and authoritative, yet accessible and fun-to-read, guide to these sometimes wet, sometimes warty wonders of more than forty species of frogs and toads occurring in the southeastern United States, the region represents the heart of frog and toad diversity in the country. Buy Frogs and Toads of the Southeast (): NHBS - Mike Dorcas and Whit Gibbons, University of Georgia Press.

This book covers bog frogs, spring peepers, and more than forty native and introduced species of frogs and toads occurring in the southeastern United States, the region represents the heart of frog and toad diversity in the country. Renowned herpetologists Mike Dorcas and Whit Gibbons provide us with the most comprehensive and authoritative, yet . 34, views Last updated on These frog and toad calls are a supplement to "Frogs and Toads of the Southeast" by Mike Dorcas and Whit . Frog and Toad are the main characters in a series of easy-reader children's books, written and illustrated by Arnold Lobel (who also wrote Mouse Soup). Each book contains five simple, often humorous, sometimes poignant, short stories chronicling the exploits of the anthropomorphic frog and his friend, a toad. Frogs and toads are an important food source for a variety of predators, including herons, mink, raccoons, foxes, snakes, snapping turtles, fish, and larger frogs. They are efficient predators themselves. Insects form the greatest portion of their diets, and humans clearly benefit from their consumption of insect pests.

Missouri has 26 species and subspecies (or geographic races) of toads and frogs. Toads and frogs differ from salamanders by having relatively short bodies and lacking tails at adulthood. Being an amphibian means that they live two lives: an aquatic larval or tadpole stage and a semi-aquatic or terrestrial adult stage. Of the 6, species of. Guide to the herpetofauna of North Carolina which includes photographs, descriptions and frog calls. Enumerates the distinguishing characteristics of frogs and toads, including how they are different from other amphibians and the differences between a frog and a toad. This book also discusses the morphology of frogs and toads, the main groups to be found in the Southeast, and their habitats. This list of fictional frogs and toads is subsidiary to the list of fictional is restricted solely to notable frog and toad characters from notable works of fiction. Characters that appear in multiple media will have separate listings for each separate appearance, while instances in which a character has appeared in several separate works in a single medium, only the earliest will.