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Author Crump, Martha L.

Title In search of the golden frog / Marty Crump.

Published Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press, 2000.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  597.8098 CRUM    AVAILABLE
Physical description pages cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 From Kansas to the Emerald Forest 1 -- 2 Amazonian Brazil 29 -- 3 Field Course in Costa Rica 56 -- 4 Many Ways to Beget a Frog 71 -- 5 Want Some Respect? Wave a Viper 101 -- 6 Expressing in the Rain 119 -- 7 Lost Gold of the Elfin Forest 144 -- 8 Mama Llamas and Toothy Escuerzos 166 -- 9 Maxus Experience 195 -- 10 Remembering Ayahuasca 219 -- 11 Tadpole Toters 236 -- 12 Reflections 261 -- Appendix B Declining Amphibian Populations 282.
Summary "The totally charming journal of an adventurous woman field biologist. You will find yourself living and breathing with Marty Crump every step of the way. This is an odyssey as compelling as it is important".--Thomas E. Lovejoy, coauthor of "The Rediscovery of the Amazon". 16 color plates. 60 halftones. 19 maps.
Subject Amphibians -- Central America.
Amphibians -- South America.
ISBN 0226121984 (alk. paper)