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Snake Catcher True Stories and Reptile Facts

Handbook / Manual Biography / Memoir Out of Print
By: Tony Harrison(Author), David Blissett(Author)
148 pages, colour photos
Publisher: Melbourne Books
Snake Catcher
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  • Snake Catcher ISBN: 9781922129406 Paperback Aug 2014 Out of Print #227254
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About this book

Tony Harrison has lived the life of a professional snake catcher for twenty years. In Snake Catcher, he introduces you to the reptiles most commonly encountered in our cities and towns, including some of the most venomous snakes on earth. Tony has spent his whole life surrounded by reptiles. His work and his animals are regularly featured on TV and in movies. That means he has a tale or two to tell. In Snake Catcher, Tony shares entertaining and informative stories, written by award-winning Australian writer, David Blissett. You are part of the action as Tony enters a suburban bedroom to bag a large and lethal Eastern Brown Snake. You will meet Tiger, the Lace Monitor who is afraid of heights. And you will find out what happens when you try to flush a venomous snake down the toilet. However, more than telling great stories and showing great pictures, this book has another purpose. Tony wants to dispel the myth that 'the only good snake is a dead snake.' He shares his insights into some truly fascinating reptiles, and gives common-sense advice about living safely with them.

Snake Catcher includes information on
- The most commonly encountered Australian reptiles, complete with stunning full-colour photos
- What to do if you encounter a snake at home or in the bush
- How to discourage dangerous snakes from entering your property
- The benefits of having some snake species living nearby
- How to treat a snake bite
- How to protect your pets from run-ins with snakes
- Some of the rules about keeping reptiles for yourself

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Handbook / Manual Biography / Memoir Out of Print
By: Tony Harrison(Author), David Blissett(Author)
148 pages, colour photos
Publisher: Melbourne Books
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