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Scorpions of Southern Africa

Field / Identification Guide

By: Jonathan Leeming

88 pages, 130 col photos, illus, tabs, distrib maps

New Holland Publishers

Paperback | Jun 2003 | #136244 | ISBN: 1868728048
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About this book

Identification guide to the more common and visible of southern Africa's 130 scorpion species. Text describes the physiology and ecology of scorpions and offers an insight into the adaptations that have enabled scorpions to survive over millions of years. Distribution maps and photographs are provided for over 50 southern African species as well as practical information on where to look for scorpions and how best to handle them.


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Biography

Jonathan Leeming was born in the village of Ravenshead, England, and was encouraged by his parents from an early age to love and respect the natural world. After immigrating to South Africa in 1984, he joined the Spider Club of Southern Africa and the African Arachnological Society. Southern African scorpions have since been his passion and absorbing interest. He has given many public lectures and led field trips, and has acted as a consultant on film documentaries and TV programmes and for various publications.

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