Dangerous Snakes of Australia: A Guide to Their Identification, Ecology, and Conservation (Paperback)

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Dangerous Snakes of Australia is an indispensable field guide to all 141 identified species of venomous elapid snakes on the continent. Through detailed species accounts, Mike Swan introduces readers to the physical features, habitat, behavior, and other distinctive characteristics of some of the most charismatic--and deadly--snakes in the world. The book additionally aims to further conservation efforts through providing important conservation information.

This easy-to-use volume features:
- Over 350 color photos, drawings, and range maps
- Coverage of both terrestrial and marine snakes
- Up-to-date descriptions of morphological features, habitats, behavior, and other natural history information
- Information on lethality, antivenoms, and the first aid treatment of snake bites
- International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) ratings

Comprehensive and definitive, Dangerous Snakes of Australia is essential for both snake enthusiasts and professionals who are looking to learn more about and help protect these fascinating creatures.

About the Author


Mike Swan is an award-winning photographer and the author or coauthor of numerous publications about the herpetofauna of Australia, including Frogs and Reptiles of the Murray-Darling Basin and A Complete Guide to Frogs of Australia.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781501775499
ISBN-10: 1501775499
Publisher: Comstock Publishing
Publication Date: April 15th, 2024
Pages: 264
Language: English