By Barry Clarke
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 a gorgeous array of colours, shapes, sizes and habitats.
They stay either in water and on land and stream in a good number of methods from swimming, to hopping or even flying.
With a chain of particularly commissioned images, Amphibian seems in close-up on the attention-grabbing traditional heritage of those creatures from the brilliant green,
red-eyed tree frogs to ordinary, burrowing, worm-like caecilians from startling black and yellow hearth salamanders to tiny obvious glass frogs.
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Some people are friends to amphibians andÂ€try to protect them and their environment. FROGS VS. MICE Ancient Greeks used animals in their fables to poke fun at political leaders. In this 16thcentury engraving ofÂ€the Trojan Wars, the frog-people wonÂ€the war against the mice-people when crabs pinched off the mice’s legs. A SECOND SKIN Like other amphibians, the African dwarf clawed toad – a relative of the Surinam toad and the African clawed toad (pp. 22–23) – sheds its skin everyÂ€five to seven days.
Conserving natural habitats and creating places for amphibians in gardens and parks will help ensure their continued survival. Studying amphibians and informing people about them help their conservation and show how important frogs, toads, newts, salamanders, and caecilians are in the beautiful natural world around us. HELPING HAND Madagascan tomato frogs are endangered. They have been bred in captivity successfully, so if wild populations become extinct, they will still survive. DOING TOO WELL!
5 FROM SIX TO NINE WEEKS Between six and nine weeks, the hind legs appear as short buds. At six weeks, the body becomes longer and the head region becomes more distinct as the tadpole grows older. In this tadpole, the hind legs are functional and aid the tail in propelling the tadpole forward. Its diet may now include dead insects – even dead tadpoles – as well as plants. The bulges in the body are produced by the developing front legs, which emerge elbow-first through openings in the body wall.