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Steve Parish First Field Guides: Australian Frogs & Reptiles

First Field Guides: Australian Frogs & Reptiles

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The¬â First Field Guide to Australian Frogs & Rept iles  introduces you to the differences between frogs and reptiles. It will help you recognise the different sorts of reptiles found in Australia and their characteristics, such as the fact that fro gs and reptiles are both:

  • vertebrate  they have spinal cords protected by backbones
  • ectothermic  their bodies are as warm or cold as the ir surroundings

The guide makes identification simple by p roviding similar species information and hints on observing, recording a nd classifying. With¬â detailed descriptions of over 50 species, the guide includes:

  • colour photographs
  • interesting fac ts about behaviour
  • habitat information with maps
  • gloss ary, recommended references and index

About the se ries: First Field Guides he lp the budding naturalist learn more about Australia's fascinating wildlife, and are a great way for nature lovers to embark on a voyage of disc overy of Australia's natural environment.