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AMPHIBIANS: National Audubon Society First Field Guide.



Cassie, Brian AMPHIBIANS amphibians

members of the animal class Amphibia. Includes frogs, toads, newts, salamanders and cecilians all capable of living on land or in water.
: National Audubon Society The National Audubon Society is an American non-profit environmental organization dedicated to conservancy. Incorporated in 1905, it is one of the oldest of such organizations in the world.  First Field Guide. ISBN ISBN
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 0-590-63982-X. New York: Scholastic Inc., 1999. 159 pp. $17.95. The National Audubon Society has made another accessible field guide. The alluring photographs enable young readers to identify almost any amphibian amphibian, in zoology
amphibian, in zoology, cold-blooded vertebrate animal of the class Amphibia. There are three living orders of amphibians: the frogs and toads (order Anura, or Salientia), the salamanders and newts (order Urodela, or Caudata), and the
, while the text includes pertinent information about the creatures' habitats, life cycles, and, most important, warnings about handling biting or poisonous amphibians. Whether used as an introduction to scientific classification or as a handy reference for the backyard pond, this field guide is a wonderful addition to a young person's library. Ages 8 up. Reviewed by John McAndrew, Kutztown University, PA
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Author:McAndrew, John
Publication:Childhood Education
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Date:Mar 22, 2000
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