Collins Unusual Pets - Keeping Amphibians

 
9780007102235: Collins Unusual Pets - Keeping Amphibians

This is the fourth title in an exciting new series of highly illustrated guides for the younger buyer on responsible pet ownership of the more unusual creatures which are becoming increasingly popular.

In Keeping Amphibians there is advice on housing and maintaining a healthy environment for your pet, dietary needs and suitable food, handling and common behaviour characteristics. You will find interesting and amazing facts, practical information and useful hints and tips about the most popular and often collected frogs, toads, newts and salamanders.

With more than 60 specially commissioned colour photographs, sound practical advice and many interesting projects Keeping Amphibians is invaluable for the younger buyer of such pets.

Chapter Breakdown:

Introduction
1. Anatomy of an amphibian
2. Accommodation
3. Foods and Feeding
4. The Amphibians
5. Amphibian Quiz
6. Record Card
Index

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About the Author:

Andrew R. Gray is associated with The Manchester Museum’s Department of Zoology where he specialises in herpetology, and more specifically neotropical frogs. He is the Curator of the Museum’s Vivarium and Aquarium and his work at The University of Manchester also involves research and teaching. Here, he has established a unique research collection of rare amphibians. He is the amphibian co-ordinator for the Zoological Federation’s Taxon Advisory Group and is actively involved in developing breeding programmes aimed at conserving endangered species of amphibians.

From the Back Cover:

'COLLINS KEEPING AMPHIBIANS' IS A COMPREHENSIVE BEGINNER'S GUIDE OFFERING PRACTICAL GUIDANCE AND EXPERT ADVICE TO THE YOUNGER PERSON WANTING TO KEEP A MORE UNUSUAL PET

• Easy-to-use key to show habitat, diet, lifespan and adult size
• Practical advice on handling, feeding and maintaining a healthy environment for your pet
• Practice your naturalist's skills with fascinating observational projects
• Fun to do amphibian quiz
• Information on recording the important life vents of your pet

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