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A Field Guide to the Reptiles of East Africa

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print
First field guide to East African reptiles

By: Stephen Spawls (Author), Kim M Howell (Author), Robert C Drewes (Author), James Ashe (Author)

543 pages, 500 colour photos, distribution maps

Christopher Helm

Hardback | Jul 2004 | #141342 | ISBN: 0713668172
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Hardback | Dec 2001 | #118386 | ISBN: 0126564701
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About this book

Complete listing and comprehensive guide to all the known reptiles of the five East African countries – Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. Nearly 500 colour photographs illustrate the species involved, enabling rapid identification, and every species has a distribution map. Written in a straightforward and easily accessible style Field Guide to the Reptiles of East Africa breaks new ground – the four authors and two consultants, all East African herpetologists, collectively have over 150 years of East African field experience. A long awaited guide that is sure to become essential baggage for wildlife travellers to the region.

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All authors are herpetologists. Stephen Spawls is author of 3 African reptile guides, Kim Howell is a zoology professor in Tanzania, Robert C Drewes is a biology professor in San Francisco, and James Ashe runs the BIO-KEN snake farm in Kenya.