This identification guide to the dangerous creatures, including reptiles, fish, insects and arachnids, occurring in Australia is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include common and scientific names, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers geography and climate, vegetation, opportunities for naturalists and the main sites for viewing the listed species. Also included is an all-important checklist of the dangerous creatures of Australia encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific name, and IUCN status as of 2018.
Peter Rowland is a wildlife conservationist, educator and nature photographer, and worked at the Australian Natural History Museum for a period spanning 30 years. Scott Eipper is a herpetological consultant, author and wildlife photographer, who works with his wife, Tyese, in their business Nature 4 You.