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A Complete Guide to the Frogs of Southern Africa

Unread postby yoda » Wed Feb 19, 2014 10:35 am

A Complete Guide to the Frogs of Southern Africa
By: du Preez & Carruthers
ISBN:978-1-177007-446-0

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A fantastic book for anyone interested in Southern African Frogs

The book starts with general information on Frogs; Life Cycle, Habits etc
Then the bulk of the book deals with the individual species: Photos, distribution maps, habitat, info on the specific tadpole
And there is also a disc that comes with the book that has the calls of the various species.

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Re: A Complete Guide to the Frogs of Southern Africa

Unread postby Grantmissy » Wed Feb 19, 2014 11:24 am

Thank you Yoda :thumbs_up: . This sounds like a very interesting book. I like the idea of the disc that is included in the book with the calls of the different species of frogs.
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Re: A Complete Guide to the Frogs of Southern Africa

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Wed Feb 19, 2014 1:03 pm

yoda, thank you for highlighting this book. :thumbs_up:

My mother-in-law dislikes frogs and freaks out, perhaps a good pressie for her :hmz: :naughty:
No, I get on very well with her, so will rather keep the peace. :lol:
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Re: A Complete Guide to the Frogs of Southern Africa

Unread postby yoda » Thu Feb 20, 2014 10:08 am

Grantmissy wrote:Thank you Yoda :thumbs_up: . This sounds like a very interesting book. I like the idea of the disc that is included in the book with the calls of the different species of frogs.

As yet, I haven't listed to the cd, but do intend to in due course.

Kaapsedraai wrote:yoda, thank you for highlighting this book. :thumbs_up:

My mother-in-law dislikes frogs and freaks out, perhaps a good pressie for her :hmz: :naughty:
No, I get on very well with her, so will rather keep the peace. :lol:


My mother in law is a frog.....bad me. Bad bad me :tongue:
No, I do love her dearly....but at times............. :twisted:

Anyhow's, yup, the book is well worth getting.

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Re: A Complete Guide to the Frogs of Southern Africa

Unread postby Scadoxus » Wed Aug 26, 2015 10:14 pm

My husband bought this book. Weird hearing him play the cd late at night learning the different calls. Now with the frogs back in our garden we definitely don't need a cd. Stunning book with great photography.
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