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Tous les Serpents du Monde [The New Encyclopedia of Snakes]

By: Chris Mattison(Author), Anne Saint-Girons(Translated by)
272 pages, 200+ colour photos and colour illustrations, colour distribution maps
Tous les Serpents du Monde [The New Encyclopedia of Snakes]
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Language: French

This accessible and illustrated encyclopedia lists all snake species in the world. It addresses their specific characteristics such as environment, biology, behavior or classification. Most snakes are harmless, useful for the maintaining an ecological balance and are fascinatingly beautiful. Also, their amazing adaptability continues to fascinate man. By increasing knowledge on them this book aims to make people less wary of them. The latest knowledge about these reptiles is accompanied by photographs highlighting the variety of their color, size and appearance. Covering all aspects of zoology, from their origins to their morphology, not to mention their food and defense strategies and reproduction, this encyclopedia is a must for anyone interested in snakes in their natural environment or their captive breeding.

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Cette encyclopédie illustrée et accessible présente toutes les espèces de serpents du monde. Elle aborde leurs spécificités : environnement, biologie, comportement ou encore classification. La plupart des serpents sont inoffensifs, utiles pour le maintien d’un équilibre écologique et fascinants de beauté. Aussi, leurs étonnantes capacités d’adaptation contribuent à aiguiser la curiosité des hommes. Les connaître pour moins s’en méfier et mieux les protéger, telle est l’ambition de cet ouvrage. Les connaissances les plus récentes sur ces reptiles sont accompagnées de photographies mettant en avant la variété de leur coloration ainsi que leur taille et leur physionomie. Abordant tous les aspects de leur zoologie, de leurs origines à leur morphologie, sans oublier leur alimentation et leurs stratégies de défense et de reproduction, cette encyclopédie est incontournable pour qui s’intéresse aux serpents dans leur milieu naturel ou à leur élevage en captivité.

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By: Chris Mattison(Author), Anne Saint-Girons(Translated by)
272 pages, 200+ colour photos and colour illustrations, colour distribution maps
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