A Complete Guide to the Snakes of Southern Africa by Johan Marais

By Johan Marais

This exact and complete consultant to the 151 snakes indigenous to southern Africa covers all crucial features of snake biology and behavior. Now in its moment variation, a whole advisor to Snakes of Southern Africa has been up-to-date, revised and increased to incorporate at the least eleven newly came across and 30 re-classified species and sub-species. New details in line with overseas medical examine has been integrated within the species debts when it comes to behaviour, id, replica and snake venoms. Species descriptions at the moment are followed by way of full-colour images. basic icons make crucial info on hand at a look. A separate 'look out for' field assists in fast picking species within the box. Chapters on class and identity, holding snakes, and the prevention and remedy of snakebite complement the species debts. This readable and undemanding advisor should be necessary to herpetologists, snake creditors, hikers, gardeners, campers and owners, or an individual who may possibly come across or need to know extra approximately those attention-grabbing and commonly misunderstood reptiles.

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