A comprehensive analysis of the conservation status of the amphibians of North, Central, and South America and the Caribbean, where nearly two out of every five amphibians are threatened. A pleasure to read and loaded with photos and figures, Disappearing Jewels describes the diversity of amphibians, their fascinating life histories, threats to their survival, and recommendations for conservation action.
- Young BE, Stuart SN, Chanson JS, Cox NA, and Boucher TM. 2004. Disappearing Jewels: The Status of New World Amphibians. NatureServe, Arlington, Virginia.