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Snakes of Australia

Field / Identification GuideHandbook / ManualIdentification Key
An authoritative field guide to all Australian land snakes

By: Graeme F Gow (Author)

166 pages, 48 plates with 96 colour photos; b/w illustrations

Angus & Robertson

Paperback | Dec 1983 | Edition: 2 | #21303 | ISBN: 0207144370
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NHBS Price: £12.99 $16/€15 approx
Hardback | Dec 1983 | Edition: 2 | #21304 | ISBN: 0207158967
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About this book

Graeme Gow, former curator of reptiles at both Taronga Zoo and the Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory, has over the years collected a large variety of snakes throughout Australia and specialised in studying their habits in captivity. In this comprehensive study, he has arranged the information on each species in a concise and easy form so that quick reference to distribution, description, size and habits can be made.

Snakes of Australia also includes chapters on up-to-date treatment of snake bite and on the care of snakes in captivity, including housing, temperature, food and the treatment of common diseases, parasites and wounds, plus a a striking photographic section covering most ot the snakes discussed.

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