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Snakes, Lizards and Frogs of the Victorian Mallee

Field / Identification Guide

By: M Swan and S Watharow

96 pages, Col illus, dist maps


Paperback | Aug 2005 | #152027 | ISBN: 0643091343
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NHBS Price: £15.50 $19/€17 approx

About this book

This book covers 56 species that inhabit this area as well as a further 24 species occurring in fringe riverine and woodland systems. To aid identification a photograph of each species is provided and supported by a distribution map, a diagnostic features key and descriptive species accounts. The book also includes a discussion of venemous snakes, information on first-aid for snakebites, and hints for snake prevention around the house.


History of the Mallee region; Ecology of the Mallee; Threats to Mallee habitat; 56 species accounts; 24 fringe dwelling species; Snake venom and first-aid; Common snake fallacies; Glossary; Bibliography; Index

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