A Complete Guide to the Snakes of Southern Africa – 2022 Edition


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The long-awaited third edition of A Complete Guide to the Snakes of Southern Africa has been updated, revised and expanded. New information based on scientific research relating to behaviour, identification, reproduction and snake venoms has been included in the species accounts.

Features of this book:

• Covers all essential aspects of snake biology and behaviour.
• Species descriptions are accompanied by full-colour photographs and
distribution maps.
• Simple icons make essential information available at a glance.
• A separate ‘key features’ box assists in quickly identifying species in the field.
• Chapters on classification and identification, keeping snakes, and the treatment of snakebite supplement the species accounts.

This comprehensive guide will prove invaluable to and herpetologists snake collectors, hikers, gardeners and reptile enthusiasts.

Also available in Afrikaans

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Author  Johan Marais
Title  A Complete Guide to the Snakes of Southern Africa
ISBN 9781775847472
Format  Softcover
Release Date September 2022
Publisher  Struik Nature
Pages  360


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