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Amphibians in danger

a worldwide warning

by Ron Fridell

  • 38 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Franklin Watts in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Amphibians -- Monitoring -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Endangered species -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Amphibians.,
  • Endangered species.

  • About the Edition

    Describes the alarming worldwide disappearance of amphibians and its possible link to such conditions as erosion of the ozone layer, greenhouse effect and global warming, and environmental pollution.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 84-86) and index.

    Statementby Ron Fridell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL644.2 .F75 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL377174M
    ISBN 100531117375
    LC Control Number98039163
    OCLC/WorldCa39739675

    Reptiles & Amphibians: Species in Full Color is an excellent science book to have in a classroom science corner for the children to look at all the different animals. It gives them a chance to see pictures of reptiles and amphibians that are not in the area of your school to increase their exposure to /5(8).   Amphibian book. Read 80 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best First Book 4/5(80).

    18 different amphibians are introduced through Leslie Bulion's clever poetry. Each poem is accompanied by darling illustrations and a great description of the amphibian. Frogs with poison skin - and spikes, frogs who tend their eggs in trees with dewdrops, there's even a toad in Venezuela that rolls up like a rock and rolls away from danger/5(6). Endangered and Extinct Amphibians by Candice Ransom • Part of the Animals in Danger Series 4 Total Resources View Text Complexity Discover Like Books.

    Strategies for conservation of endangered amphibian and reptile species are discussed. One fifth of all vertebrates belongs to the category of “endangered species,” and amphibians are first on. - Shedd’s new special exhibit, Amphibians, is open! Learn more about these amazing animals—including salamanders, frogs and rarely seen caecilians. #Sheddphibians. See more ideas about Amphibians, Animals, Frog pins.


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Amphibians in Danger reminds all readers that frogs, toads, and salamanders have been on Earth for a very, very long time, but that now these amphibians are dying at an alarming rate.5/5(3). Amphibians are sensitive to changes in their environment. Many species of amphibians have already gone extinct or are in danger of going extinct.

Decline in Amphibian Population In the past several years around 43% of all amphibian species have shown a decline in. Ron Fridell Describes the alarming worldwide disappearance of amphibians and its possible link to such conditions as erosion of the ozone layer, greenhouse effect and global warming, and environmental pollution.

Add library to Favorites. This is a book for Amphibians in danger book readers who want to learn about amphibians, the animal group that includes frogs, toads, salamanders, and caecilians.

It draws on many years of classroom teaching, laboratory experience, and field observation by the authors. This is the main reason over half of all frog species are in danger of extinction. From the National Geographic book, Animal Encyclopedia, Animal Facts & Pictures.

Vintage Books, £ Richard Kerridge is passionate about the mysterious and cold-blooded world of reptiles and amphibians. third of the world’s amphibian species are in danger of. Buy Amphibians in Danger (Single Title) by Fridell, Ron (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Ron Fridell.

Helen Meredith, amphibian conservationist at the Zoological Society of London, said: "Looking intoit seems there will be more extinctions of species of amphibians. The current mass extinction episode is most apparent in the amphibians.

With approximately 7, species, amphibians are dependent on clean fresh water and damp habitats and are considered vulnerable to habitat loss (deforestation), changes in water or soil quality and the potential impacts of climate change, and in addition many species are suffering from an epidemic caused by a chytrid fungus.

Frogs and other amphibians are among the most threatened creatures in the world today – globally, at least a third, probably 40%, of amphibian species are in urgent danger. Examines the most famous and unusual extinct and endangered amphibians, discussing how certain ones became extinct.

Endangered and Extinct Amphibians (Lightning Bolt Books ® ― Animals in Danger) [Ransom, Candice] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Endangered and Extinct Amphibians (Lightning Bolt Books ® ― Animals in Danger)Author: Candice Ransom.

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Infectious Diseases. Significant amphibian declines have been associated with infectious agents such as the chytrid fungus and iridoviruses. A chytrid fungal infection known as chytridiomycosis was first discovered in populations of amphibians in Australia, but also has been found in Central America and North America.

Pesticides and Toxins. Amphibians --Endangered amphibians --Extinct amphibians --Helping endangered amphibians --What you can do --A remarkable recovery. Series Title: Lightning bolt books., Animals in danger. Like amphibians, reptiles are vertebrates (in the phylum Chordata) and most are ectothermal.

Reptiles evolved from salamander-like creatures about million years ago. Unlike amphibians, reptiles do not have to live part of their life in water. Early reptiles were the first vertebrates to produce shelled eggs that protected their eggs from.

The following list of amphibians (34 species), reptiles (38), birds () and mammals (93) indicates those vertebrate species believed to be part of the fauna of New York and the present legal status of these species in New York State.

Common and scientific nomenclature is as according to: Crother () for amphibians and reptiles; the American. --Is that a worm or an amphibian. --Are amphibians in danger. --Amphibian fun facts --Glossary --Index and resource list --Amphibian classification.

Series Title: World Book's animals of the world. Responsibility: [book author: Sheri Reda]. Amphibians in Danger: The Extinction Crisis At this very moment, amphibians are facing an extinction than species of amphibians may already be than 1, amphibian species are threatened with extinction – that’s 32% of all known amphibian at least 43% of all species have undergone population declines.

Hewitt's ghost frogs and arroyo toads are two examples of endangered amphibians. Few of them exist in the wild. Other amphibians have already gone Our Stores Are Open Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help.

In this book, Marty Crump covers the "state of the species" from common misconceptions about amphibians and reptiles, to their exploitation, to the solutions to the problems of their decline. These include protecting habitats, doing more research about these animals, and enacting protective laws against capturing and killing : Marty L.

Crump.About this book. Complete your New Naturalist collection with Harper Collins's facsimile versions, which are printed on es and Amphibians in Britain was first published in Britain has six native amphibian species of which two are on the danger list.Amphibians in Nicaragua Sixty-four known species of amphibians, four of which are endemic, live in Nicaragua’s humid forests and riversides.

They include the Mombacho salamander (Bolitoglossa mombachoensis), the miadis frog, the Cerro Saslaya frog (Plectrohyla sp.).