Malformed frogs : the collapse of aquatic ecosystems / Michael Lannoo.

The widespread appearance of frogs with deformed bodies has generated much press coverage over the past decade. Frogs with extra limbs or digits, missing limbs or digits, or misaligned appendages raise an alarming question: "Are deformed humans next?" Taking a fresh look at this disturbing...

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Main Author: Lannoo, Michael J., (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2008.
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Summary:The widespread appearance of frogs with deformed bodies has generated much press coverage over the past decade. Frogs with extra limbs or digits, missing limbs or digits, or misaligned appendages raise an alarming question: "Are deformed humans next?" Taking a fresh look at this disturbing environmental problem, this reference provides a balanced overview of the science behind the malformed frog phenomenon. Bringing together data from ecology, parasitology, and other disciplines, Michael Lannoo considers the possible causes of these deformities, tells which frogs have been affected, and addres.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xvi, 270 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-264) and index.
ISBN:0520942531
9780520942530
1281752711
9781281752710
1435684818
9781435684812
9786611752712
6611752714