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A Field Guide to the Reptiles of New South Wales

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print

By: G Swan, G Shea and R Sadler

304 pages, Maps, illus

New Holland Publishers

Paperback | Dec 2004 | Edition: 2 | #144643 | ISBN: 187706906X
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A guide to every gecko, flap-footed lizard, goanna, dragon, skink, snake and turtle known to live throughout the many habitats of New South Wales. It contains descriptions of families, genera and species, accompanied by clear line drawings. For herpetologists, the location maps, generated from the Australian Museum database, will prove invaluable.

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Gerry Swan is an Associate of the Australian Museum and Editor of the journal Hepetofauna. He is also the author of Green Guide to Snakes and Other Reptiles of Australia, A Photographic Guide to Snakes and Other Reptiles of Australia and the recently published A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia. Dr Glenn Shea has a PhD in veterinary science and works in the Department of Veterinary Anatomy at Sydney University. He's a taxonomist who has published 100 or so scientific papers. Ross Sadlier is the Collections Manager for the Herpetological Section of the Australian Museum. He has a BSc and has published a book on the Reptiles of New Caledonia, as well as a number of scientific papers.