A Guide to the Reptiles of Southern Africa by Graham Alexander,Johan Marais PDF

By Graham Alexander,Johan Marais

Southern Africa is domestic to a remarkably varied and wealthy reptile fauna, that is provided during this ebook in a full of life and obtainable manner. A consultant to the Reptiles of Southern Africa introduces the 517 species at present defined within the sector and offers attention-grabbing perception on reptile id and variety, distribution styles, and biology and behavior. It additionally deals tips about discovering and looking at reptiles, in addition to unravelling the proof and fallacies of snakebite.
Southern African reptiles fall into 3 major teams (orders): snakes and lizards, crocodiles and shelled reptiles, and every team includes in flip a couple of similar households and sub-groups, which shape the fundamental constitution of the ebook. The reptiles are mentioned inside of their appropriate teams based on visual appeal, biology, replica, distribution and conservation prestige. Informative panels with basic icons supply key info on distribution, regular habitat and interval of task, and a wealth of full-colour pictures brings the subject material vividly to life.

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