Boa Constrictor Manual

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BowTie Press, Jan 1, 2001 - Nature - 106 pages
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As attractive, relatively docile and safe reptiles, boa constrictors are considered some of the best large pet snakes. With advice from three herpetological experts and outstanding colour photos, The Boa Constrictor Manual discusses at length all you need to know about caring for your boa constrictor. Common diseases and disorders are thoroughly covered, with IBD, an epidemic viral disease in captive boas, discussed in great detail. All subspecies and many of the currently bred pattern and colour morphs can be found in this book. It is a must have for both beginner and expert snake keepers.

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Contents

Introduction
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General Information
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Before bu Buy
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Copyright

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de Vosjoli is the author of many best-selling books on the care of amphibians and reptiles. He has been instrumental in establishing standards for responsible herpetoculture and was the primary author of the AFH guidelines for the responsible keeping of large boas, pythons, and monitor lizards. He was also the co-founder and president of the American Federation of Herpetoculturists. Philippe is the publisher of the highly acclaimed herpetocultural magazine, The Vivarium.

Klingenberg is a graduate of Colorado State University Veterinary School. He has authored dozens of papers on herpetoculture and herpetological medicine. Dr. Klingenberg is on the advisory board of the International Herpetological Symposium.

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