A Guide to the Reptiles of Southern Africa
Drawing on the latest scientific research, the authors introduce the book with a discussion of reptile identification, diversity, biology, distribution patterns, and where to find and observe them, as well as unraveling the facts and fallacies of snakebites.
Written in a lively and accessible way, the subsequent chapters offer insight into:
· Identification to group level, with an inclusive list of related species
· A detailed description of appearance, together with colorful images
· Biology and behavior of each group
· Conservation status of species
· Reproduction details
Informative panels provide key information at a glance, with a distribution map and clear icons giving typical habitat and period of activity. A wealth of full-color photographs throughout brings the subject matter vividly to life. This book will appeal to all wildlife enthusiasts, both professional and amateur, and will prove to be a valuable guide in the field.
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