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Field Guide to the Snakes of Southern Africa.

Bill Branch

Field Guide to the Snakes of Southern Africa.

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Published by New Holland Publrs. .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination21cm.328. 500col.ill. n.e.
Number of Pages500
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15379910M
ISBN 101853681121


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Sasol First Field Guide to Snakes&Other Reptiles of Southern Africa provides fascinating insight into the reptiles of the region. Through full-colour photographs and distribution maps, and easy-to-read text, the beginner and budding naturalist will be able to identify the more common species found in southern Africa, discover where they live, and learn about their Author: Tracey Hawthorne.

Genre/Form: Field guides Identification: Additional Physical Format: Online version: FitzSimons, Vivian F. (Vivian Frederick M.), Field guide to the snakes of Southern Africa. Get this from a library. A field guide to the snakes of Southern Africa. [Vivian F M FitzSimons]. This is an extract from the book: Field guide to snakes and other reptiles of Southern Afrika, by Bill Branch.

Book title: Field guide to snakes and other reptiles of Southern Afrika Author: Bill Branch Struik Publishers 3rd edition, Cape Town ISBN Softcover, 15x21 cm, pages, full colour photos.

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Field Guide to the Frogs & other Amphibians of Africa, is the first comprehensive guide to amphibian species on the African new guide details species – frogs, 23 caecilians and four salamanders. It includes an introduction that offers tips on handling and identifying amphibians, and an illustrated guide to each species group, which serves as the.

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field guides) which put a higher emphasis on colour photographs and some general information on a number common species/5(21). This title is intended as a companion volume to "A Complete Guide to the Snakes of Southern Africa". It features the reptile species for the subregion (27 tortoises, lizards, snakes and one crocodile) that are currently described in the scientific introductory section covers the following: how to use this book; distribution patterns of /5(15).

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The Field Guides Association of Southern Africa, Ferndale, Gauteng, South Africa. 7, likes talking about this. FGASA aims to promote a culture of. Southern Africa is home to a remarkably diverse and rich reptile fauna, which is presented in this book in a lively and accessible way.

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Snakes and Snakebite in Southern Africa as well as Slange en Slanbyt in Suider Afrika. This is a total rewrite of the previous book and available on the shelves from September What’s that Reptile. by Johan Marais.

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Johan Marais There are odd species and subspecies of snakes in southern Africa, many of which are insufficiently studied and poorly understood. I use Field Guide to Trees of Southern Africa by Braam Van Wyk and Piet Van Wyk for trees. Bill Branch’s Field Guide to Snakes and Other Reptiles for those things.

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A Field Guide to the Mammals of Southern Africa. Available in English, Afrikaans and German. The Southern Africa’s Mammals Guide is a high quality page book providing all the information you need to identify mammals when visiting Southern Africa’s Wildlife and.

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The Dangerous Snakes of Africa is an indispensable guide to these reptiles. This detailed and comprehensive guide to the snakes indigenous to southern Africa covers all essential aspects of snake biology and behavior.

Now in its second edition, A Complete Guide to the Snakes of Southern Africa has been updated, revised and expanded to include at least 11 newly discovered and 30 re-classified species and : Penguin Random House South Africa. Southern Africa is home to a remarkably diverse and rich reptile fauna.

A Guide to the Reptiles of Southern Africa introduces the species currently described in the region, arranged into three main groups - snakes and lizards, crocodiles, and shelled reptiles. The following are recommended reference books on southern African reptiles, suitable for general use, and currently available at most book shops: Branch W.R.

Field guide to snakes and other reptiles of southern Africa. Struik, Cape Town. Marais J. A complete guide to the snakes of southern Africa. Struik, Cape Town. Jacobsen N. He has written more than scientific articles and four books, including Field Guide to Snakes and Other Reptiles of Southern Africa.

Chris and Tilde Stuart, experts on Southern Africa's mammals, founded and operate the African-Arabian Wildlife Research Centre and are involved with research programs dealing with carnivorous mammals in Africa. Sasol First Field Guide to Snakes & Other Reptiles of Southern Africa provides fascinating insight into the reptiles of the region.

Through full-colour photographs and distribution maps, and easy-to-read text, the beginner and budding naturalist will be able to identify the more common species found in southern Africa, discover where they live, and learn about their unique feeding and.

Sasol First Field Guide to Snakes & Other Reptiles of Southern Africa provides fascinating insight into the reptiles of the region. Through full-colour photographs and distribution maps, and easy-to-read text, the beginner and budding naturalist will be able to identify the more common species found in southern Africa, discover where they live, and learn about their unique feeding and Brand: Penguin Random House South Africa.

A field guide to the snakes of southern Africa; with twelve colour plates by A.H. Barratt FitzSimons, V.F.M. Published by (London, Collins, Nature Lover's Library, reprinted, ) ().

Advanced Search. Browse. Drawing on the latest scientific research, the authors introduce the book with a discussion of reptile identification, diversity, biology, distribution patterns, and where to find and observe them, as well as unraveling the facts and fallacies of n in a lively and accessible way, the subsequent chapters offer insight into: Identification to group level, with an inclusive.African Guide Academy lies in the heart of the Okavango Delta, Despite the times Royce was an avid collector of snakes and had an insatiable curiosity when it came to birds and in particular their breeding and migration.

This was popular field guide to birds of southern Africa for several decades and is still the book of choice for many. With snake expert Johan Marais’s first-ever snake guide for children, Kids’ Snakes of Southern Africa, both young and old alike will find joy in the ways and wonders of snakes.

The colourful page field guide is cleverly divided into 16 categories: spitting snakes, travelling snakes, secretive snakes, house snakes, green snakes, tree.