Photographic Guide to Snakes, Other Reptiles and Amphibians of East Africa

Photographic Guide to Snakes, Other Reptiles and Amphibians of East Africa

Author: Bill Branch

Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa

Published: 2014-12-01

Total Pages: 160

ISBN-13: 1775842576

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Comprehensively revised, expanded and updated, this compact guide makes the ideal travelling companion on trips to the wildlife areas and nature reserves of East Africa. It features authoritative text describing key identification features; full-colour photographs illustrating a range of commonly encountered, rare and beautiful specie distribution maps showing the range of each species; thumbnail outlines of each family group, enabling quick identification.


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Download or read book Photographic Guide to Snakes, Other Reptiles and Amphibians of East Africa written by Bill Branch and published by Penguin Random House South Africa. This book was released on 2014-12-01 with total page 160 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Comprehensively revised, expanded and updated, this compact guide makes the ideal travelling companion on trips to the wildlife areas and nature reserves of East Africa. It features authoritative text describing key identification features; full-colour photographs illustrating a range of commonly encountered, rare and beautiful specie distribution maps showing the range of each species; thumbnail outlines of each family group, enabling quick identification.


A Photographic Guide to Snakes

A Photographic Guide to Snakes

Author: William R. Branch

Publisher:

Published: 2005

Total Pages: 0

ISBN-13:

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Reptiles and Amphibians of East Africa

Reptiles and Amphibians of East Africa

Author: Stephen Spawls

Publisher: Princeton Pocket Guides

Published: 2006

Total Pages: 0

ISBN-13: 9780691128849

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"Reptiles and amphibians of East Africa features: describes and illustrates the 200 reptiles and 80 amphibians you are most likely to encounter across all five countries of East Africa - Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi; pocket-sized and easy to use; concise and accessible, identification-oriented text; color photographs and a color distribution map for each species; and an indispensable resource for any ecotourist, anyone on safari, and even the casual visitor to the region."--BOOK JACKET.


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Download or read book Reptiles and Amphibians of East Africa written by Stephen Spawls and published by Princeton Pocket Guides. This book was released on 2006 with total page 0 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "Reptiles and amphibians of East Africa features: describes and illustrates the 200 reptiles and 80 amphibians you are most likely to encounter across all five countries of East Africa - Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi; pocket-sized and easy to use; concise and accessible, identification-oriented text; color photographs and a color distribution map for each species; and an indispensable resource for any ecotourist, anyone on safari, and even the casual visitor to the region."--BOOK JACKET.


Field Guide to East African Reptiles

Field Guide to East African Reptiles

Author: Steve Spawls

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Published: 2018-01-25

Total Pages: 1238

ISBN-13: 1472935624

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The revised and updated edition of the definitive guide to the reptiles of this region written by a team of internationally acclaimed herpetologists. East Africa is home to a remarkable assemblage of reptiles, from crocodiles and chameleons to turtles and tortoises, lizards, worm-lizards, and a stunning array of snakes. The region is a true herpetological hot-spot. This fully revised edition of the classic field guide to the region's reptiles explores the full diversity of these animals. With updated text, detailed maps and more than 600 new photographs, this book includes every one of the 500 or so species in the region. All are described and mapped, with virtually every species accompanied by at least one colour photograph. Comprehensive and definitive, Field Guide to East African Reptiles is an essential tool for all naturalists, conservationists, educators, field workers, medical personnel and students in the region.


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Download or read book Field Guide to East African Reptiles written by Steve Spawls and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2018-01-25 with total page 1238 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The revised and updated edition of the definitive guide to the reptiles of this region written by a team of internationally acclaimed herpetologists. East Africa is home to a remarkable assemblage of reptiles, from crocodiles and chameleons to turtles and tortoises, lizards, worm-lizards, and a stunning array of snakes. The region is a true herpetological hot-spot. This fully revised edition of the classic field guide to the region's reptiles explores the full diversity of these animals. With updated text, detailed maps and more than 600 new photographs, this book includes every one of the 500 or so species in the region. All are described and mapped, with virtually every species accompanied by at least one colour photograph. Comprehensive and definitive, Field Guide to East African Reptiles is an essential tool for all naturalists, conservationists, educators, field workers, medical personnel and students in the region.


A Photographic Guide to Snakes and Other Reptiles of Southern Africa

A Photographic Guide to Snakes and Other Reptiles of Southern Africa

Author: William R. Branch

Publisher:

Published: 1993

Total Pages: 0

ISBN-13:

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Snakes of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East

Snakes of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East

Author: Philippe Geniez

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Published: 2018-05-08

Total Pages: 384

ISBN-13: 0691172390

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This is a fully up-to-date and comprehensive photographic field guide to the snakes of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Lavishly illustrated with 387 color photographs, it includes coverage of all 122 snake species found in these regions. The guide's detailed introduction discusses snake anatomy, biology, habitats and taxonomy. It also explores the health of snakes in captivity and conservation measures, and provides a succinct explanation of the chemical composition, physical effects and cultural uses of snake venom. Species accounts are arranged taxonomically and provide identification features, a description of the species' habitat and behavior and information about whether a snake is venomous. Abundant distribution maps describe each species' geographic variation and usual habitats. Clear photos aid identification and are supplemented with illustrations highlighting key anatomical features. A table of all species, country by country, is included at the back of the book. The first dedicated field guide on snakes to appear in many years, Snakes of Europe, North Africaand the Middle East will be indispensable for anyone interested in learning more about these unique reptiles. Highlights all 122 snake species found in the region Features 387 excellent photos supplemented with diagrams Reflects most recent classification and scientific research Provides each species' identification details, habitat, behavior and much more Includes distribution maps for all species


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Download or read book Snakes of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East written by Philippe Geniez and published by Princeton University Press. This book was released on 2018-05-08 with total page 384 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This is a fully up-to-date and comprehensive photographic field guide to the snakes of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Lavishly illustrated with 387 color photographs, it includes coverage of all 122 snake species found in these regions. The guide's detailed introduction discusses snake anatomy, biology, habitats and taxonomy. It also explores the health of snakes in captivity and conservation measures, and provides a succinct explanation of the chemical composition, physical effects and cultural uses of snake venom. Species accounts are arranged taxonomically and provide identification features, a description of the species' habitat and behavior and information about whether a snake is venomous. Abundant distribution maps describe each species' geographic variation and usual habitats. Clear photos aid identification and are supplemented with illustrations highlighting key anatomical features. A table of all species, country by country, is included at the back of the book. The first dedicated field guide on snakes to appear in many years, Snakes of Europe, North Africaand the Middle East will be indispensable for anyone interested in learning more about these unique reptiles. Highlights all 122 snake species found in the region Features 387 excellent photos supplemented with diagrams Reflects most recent classification and scientific research Provides each species' identification details, habitat, behavior and much more Includes distribution maps for all species


A Photographic Guide to Snakes and Other Reptiles of Southern Africa

A Photographic Guide to Snakes and Other Reptiles of Southern Africa

Author: Bill Branch

Publisher: Struik Publishers

Published: 2001

Total Pages: 144

ISBN-13: 9781868726196

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Clear colour photographs show the general build, distinctive coloration and scale pattern of each snake and other reptiles to aid identification in the field. Thumbnail silhouettes are used to lead the reader to the reptile group most closely resembling the species seen.


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Download or read book A Photographic Guide to Snakes and Other Reptiles of Southern Africa written by Bill Branch and published by Struik Publishers. This book was released on 2001 with total page 144 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Clear colour photographs show the general build, distinctive coloration and scale pattern of each snake and other reptiles to aid identification in the field. Thumbnail silhouettes are used to lead the reader to the reptile group most closely resembling the species seen.


Pocket Guide

Pocket Guide

Author: Bill Branch

Publisher: Struik Nature

Published: 2016

Total Pages: 160

ISBN-13: 9781775843788

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First published 1993 as A photographic guide to snakes and other reptiles of Southern Africa.


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Download or read book Pocket Guide written by Bill Branch and published by Struik Nature. This book was released on 2016 with total page 160 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: First published 1993 as A photographic guide to snakes and other reptiles of Southern Africa.


Southern African Snakes and Other Reptiles

Southern African Snakes and Other Reptiles

Author: William R. Branch

Publisher:

Published: 1993

Total Pages: 144

ISBN-13: 9781868253920

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Presents 240 of Southern Africa's most commonly seen snakes and reptiles. Photographs show the general build, distinctive coloration and scale pattern of each snake and other reptiles to aid identification in the field.


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Download or read book Southern African Snakes and Other Reptiles written by William R. Branch and published by . This book was released on 1993 with total page 144 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Presents 240 of Southern Africa's most commonly seen snakes and reptiles. Photographs show the general build, distinctive coloration and scale pattern of each snake and other reptiles to aid identification in the field.


A Field Guide to the Reptiles of East Africa

A Field Guide to the Reptiles of East Africa

Author: Stephen Spawls

Publisher: Christopher Helm Publishers, Incorporated

Published: 2004

Total Pages: 543

ISBN-13: 9780713668179

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This superb detailed field guide covers the identification of all snakes, lizards, crocodilians and chelonians (turtles and tortoises) found in the east African countries of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. With species accounts describing appearance, habitat, distribution and natural history, with distribution maps and many colour photos, this is a complete reference book for anyone with an interest in the reptiles of this area.


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Download or read book A Field Guide to the Reptiles of East Africa written by Stephen Spawls and published by Christopher Helm Publishers, Incorporated. This book was released on 2004 with total page 543 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This superb detailed field guide covers the identification of all snakes, lizards, crocodilians and chelonians (turtles and tortoises) found in the east African countries of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. With species accounts describing appearance, habitat, distribution and natural history, with distribution maps and many colour photos, this is a complete reference book for anyone with an interest in the reptiles of this area.