Pocket Guide: Snakes & Reptiles of South Africa

Bill Branch

A compact, authoritative photographic guide to the commonly encountered, unique and beautiful reptiles of southern Africa.
Date Published :
May 2016
Publisher :
Penguin Random House South Africa
Illustration :
color photographs
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Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781775841647
Pages : 160
Stock Status : In stock


Southern Africa is home to a diverse reptile fauna of more than 600 species. Of these, nearly 70% are endemic to the region, being found nowhere else. This compact guide features 276 of the more colorful and conspicuous species, as well as those unique to or endangered in the region. This guide makes an ideal traveling companion on trips to the wildlife areas of southern Africa. It features: authoritative text describing key identification features; full-color photographs illustrating the featured species; distribution maps showing the range of each species; and thumbnail outlines of each family group, enabling quick identification.

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