A Complete Guide to Snakes of Southern Africa

Johan Marais

A second edition of this essential guide to the snakes of southern Africa.
Date Published :
July 2005
Publisher :
Penguin Random House South Africa
Illustration :
400 Color photos
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Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781868729326
Pages : 312
Dimensions : 9.5 X 6.75 inches
Stock Status : In stock


This detailed and comprehensive guide to the 151 snakes indigenous to southern Africa covers all essential aspects of snake biology and behavior. Now in its second edition, A Complete Guide to the Snakes of Southern Africa has been updated, revised and expanded to include at least 11 newly discovered and 30 re-classified species and sub-species. New information based on international scientific research has been included in the species accounts relating to behavior, identification, reproduction and snake venom. This readable and user-friendly guide will be invaluable to herpetologists, snake collectors, hikers, gardeners, campers and householders, or anyone who may encounter or want to know more about these fascinating and widely misunderstood reptiles.

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