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Keeping and Breeding Snakes

Handbook / Manual
By: Chris Mattison(Author)
224 pages, 95 colour photos, 5 b/w illustrations
Keeping and Breeding Snakes
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  • Keeping and Breeding Snakes ISBN: 9780713727098 Edition: 2 Hardback Nov 1998 In stock
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A fully revised edition of the classic book on snake care. Featuring the most up-to-date equipment, expanded facts on feeding, and newly written species accounts, along with 95 full-colour photographs and updated diagrams, this guide provides all the essentials that every snake-keeper should know.
- Set the correct degree of temperature, humidity, and light for your snake to thrive – it not only wants to be warm, it needs to be.
- Fix up a cage in ways that make snakes feel comfortable and secure.
- Keep your snake healthy with valuable advice on disease prevention, covering overhandling; the introduction of wild species into a cage; bacterial, viral, and parasite infections; and other miscellaneous problems.
- Mate and breed snakes – even incubate eggs. Plus – special information on selective breeding.
- Full species accounts include boas, pythons, colubrid, venomous, and small snakes.

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Handbook / Manual
By: Chris Mattison(Author)
224 pages, 95 colour photos, 5 b/w illustrations
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"An attractive, authoritative, and accessible guide to the care, breeding, health and housing of snakes for the amateur. The 39 color plates are particularly fine."
–  SCITECH Book News

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