Download e-book for kindle: Amphibian (DK Eyewitness Books) by Barry Clarke

By Barry Clarke

ISBN-10: 0756613809

ISBN-13: 9780756613808

Amphibian /Амфибии
Лягушки, жабы, тритоны, саламандры и многое другое.
Потрясающий выбор цветов, форм, размеров и места обитания.
Они живут как в воде так и на суше , двигаются и плавают .
В книге серии фотографий этих существ .
Frogs, toads, newts, salamanders, and the infrequent caecilians are available in a gorgeous array of colours, shapes, sizes and habitats.
They reside either in water and on land and flow in an exceptional number of methods from swimming, to hopping or even flying.
With a sequence of specifically commissioned images, Amphibian appears to be like in close-up on the interesting usual historical past of those creatures from the brilliant green,
red-eyed tree frogs to bland, burrowing, worm-like caecilians from startling black and yellow hearth salamanders to tiny obvious glass frogs.

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In 1935, the marine toad was introduced into Australia to control the cane beetle infecting the sugar cane.

There may be many more high-level, tree-living species of amphibians waiting to be discovered. Poison-dart frogs are social animals, living in small groups HAWAIIAN HOLIDAY This metallic green poisondart frog from Costa Rica, Panama, and Colombia has been introduced into the islands of Hawaii and, like some of the other species, has also been bred in captivity. When colors develop, the poison develops too TOXIC TADPOLES INSECT SIZE AND SOUND Yellow and black are warning colors, as in this poison-dart frog and in the fire salamander (pp.

For some, development takes place within an egg or inside the body of a parent (pp. 36–37). At 12 weeks, the tail has been reduced to a bud and will soon disappear. The froglets will leave the water shortly or may have already left. Every generation re-enacts the water-to-land transition that occurred in the first amphibians (pp. 8–9). 2 LIFE BEGINS The first signs of life occur when the central yolk divides in two, then four, and then eight – until it looks like a berry inside a jelly coating.

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