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A Complete Guide to the Snakes of Southern Africa

ISBN 
9781868729326
Format 
Paperback
Recommended Price 
R450.00
Published 
July 2008
About the book: 

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.

Ook in Afrikaans beskikbaar as 'n Volledige Gids tot die Slange Van Suider-Afrika .

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About the Author
Johan Marais is an entrepreneur, naturalist and photographer and has contributed significantly to reptile conservation over the past 35 years. He has authored several books, including the best-selling A Complete Guide to Snakes of Southern Africa, and runs the African Snakebite Institute. He spends most of his time lecturing on reptiles and teaching the public about snake awareness, including how to handle snakes safely.
 
Johan Marais is ’n entrepreneur, natuurkenner en fotograaf wat die afgelope 35 jaar aansienlik tot reptielbewaring bygedra het. Hy is die skrywer van verskeie boeke, waaronder die topverkoper, ’n Volledige Gids tot die Slange van Suider-Afrika, en bestuur die Afrika Slangbytinstituut. Hy bestee die meeste van sy tyd aan toeligting oor reptiele en om slangbewustheid by die publiek te kweek, ook hoe om slange veilig te hanteer.

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