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.
Disappearing Jewels: The Status of New World Amphibians
Young BE, Stuart SN, Chanson JS, Cox NA, and Boucher TM. 2004. Disappearing Jewels: The Status of New World Amphibians. NatureServe, Arlington, Virginia.