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Snakes of Zambia: An Atlas and Field Guide

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Series: Frankfurt Contributions to Natural History / Frankfurter Beiträge zur Naturkunde Volume: 18

By: Donald G Broadley(Author), Craig T Doria(Author), Jürgen Wigge(Author)

280 pages, 170 colour photos, 58 b/w line drawings, 1 b/w map

Edition Chimaira

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #138852 | ISBN: 3930612429
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £35.99 $47/€41 approx

About this book

In Snakes of Zambia the authors have gathered their field experience in Zambia and the neighbouring countries. This Field Guide provides an introductory chapter on the Zambian zoogeography showing the variety of habitat types of the Zambian snake fauna. A series of keys has been compiled to assist in the identification of all Zambian snakes, these are supported by figures showing diagnostic arrangements of head shields and more than 160 colour photos. Natural history notes are included, as well as available data on captive care. A comprehensive chapter on snake bite treatment compiles the available knowledge on envenomation and medical care in Zambia and other African countries.

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