In one of the most detailed accounts of the ecology of an introduced species in the U.S., Meshaka presents the natural history of the Cuban Treefrog from the perspective of its phenomenal success--both in terms of sheer numbers and of geographic range--
Comprehensive reference to the 62 known iguanid species of Cuba, including the iguana, curly-tail lizards, anoles, chameleons, & anoline lizards. Covers taxonomy, morphology, ecology, genetics, parasitology & bio-geography. Distribution maps, color illus.
Summarizes 20 years of research in Uganda’s Kibale forest, one of the most important centers for tropical rain forest research, ultimately demonstrating the adverse effects of logging on community structure and other aspects of forest ecology.