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Reptile Keeper's Handbook

Handbook / Manual

By: Susan M Barnard (Author)

252 pages, 119 b/w photos, b/w illustrations


Hardback | Apr 1996 | #48343 | ISBN: 0894649337
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NHBS Price: £65.50 $80/€73 approx

About this book

Written by a professional zoo keeper, Reptile Keeper's Handbook provides the reader with a practical approach to the husbandry of reptiles, including venomous snakes. Contents: notes on nomenclature, taxonomy, anatomy, and physiology; selecting, handling and transportation; the captive environment; feeding and nutritional disorders; health, medical and necropsy considerations; reproduction and egg incubation.


- Brief Notes on Nomenclature, Taxonomy, Anatomy, and Physiology
- Selecting, Handling, and Transporting
- The Captive Environment
- Feeding and Nutritional Disorders
- Health, Medical and Necropsy Considerations
- Reproduction and Egg Incubation

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