Books  Reptiles & Amphibians  Reptiles 

A Guide to the Snakes of Papua New Guinea

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print

By: Mark O'Shea

239 pages, 100+ colour photos, 100+ line drawings, 40 maps

Independent Publishing

Paperback | Dec 1996 | #32362 | ISBN: 9980916966
Out of Print Details
Hardback | Dec 1996 | #63552 | ISBN: 9980916966
Out of Print Details

About this book

First comprehensive guide to the 94 species of snake, both terrestrial and aquatic, which are known to occur on Papua New Guinea. Each species account provides information on identification, distribution, natural history and snakebite risk, accompanied by colour photographs (where available), line drawings, and distribution maps (in a separate appendix). Also included is a section on the management and treatment of snakebite. |Papua New Guinea has one of the highest mortality rates from snakebite of any country. This guide is intended to make identification of venomous species easier, and therefore promote the conservation, not destruction, of snakes in general.

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this book. Be the first to review this book!

Bestsellers in this subject

Snakes of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East

NHBS Special Offer Price: £18.99 £23.99 (Save £5.00) $24/€21 approx (ends 31/08/2018)

Field Guide to East African Reptiles

NHBS Special Offer Price: £24.99 £34.99 (Save £10.00) $32/€28 approx (ends 31/08/2018)

A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia

NHBS Price: £24.99 $32/€28 approx

The Book of Snakes

Pre-pub offer: £24.99 £29.99 (Save £5.00) $32/€28 approx

Chameleons of Africa

NHBS Price: £115.00 $146/€128 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194