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Snakes & Snakebite in Southern Africa

ISBN 
9781775840237
Format 
Paperback
Recommended Price 
R230.00
Published 
September 2014
About the book: 
An essential guide to identifying all dangerous snakes and common harmless snakes in southern Africa, as well as quick and important practical advice on first aid measures in the case of snakebite.
 
Simple icons, distribution maps, succinct text and numerous full-colour photographs assist with easy identification of snakes commonly encountered in the region. Symptoms and treatment of snakebites are described, providing the reader with vital first-aid information.
 
Clear, practical and easy-to-use, Snakes and Snakebite in Southern Africa will prove invaluable to all those with outdoor interests
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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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