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Published: 01 October 2021

160 Pages | 31 black & white illustrations

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198842989

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Amphibians: A Very Short Introduction

T. S. Kemp

Very Short Introductions

  • Explores the extraordinary diversity of amphibians, from the history of early tetrapods to the 8,000 species of amphibians alive today
  • Discusses the evolutionary history of amphibians, and the adaptations which have equipped them to occupy their interphase habitat between freshwater and land
  • Analyses the fascinating courtship and parental behaviour of various species
  • Contemplates the threats to amphibians which humans pose, and their possible risk of extinction
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over ten million copies sold worldwide

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