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Snakes of Australia

October 29, 2019 | Australian Geographic

A Naturalist’s Guide to the Snakes of Australia

This is an easy-to-use photographic guide covering all of Australia’s 236 snake species and subspecies. It contains high quality photographs from Australia’s top nature photographers, including many images from photographers who contribute to the Kape Images Image Library. In addition to images from the authors, Scott Eipper and Tie Eipper. other image contributors include Angus McNab and Peter Rowland.

For each species there are detailed species descriptions, which include identifying features, distribution, habitats and habits. Size, common and scientific names are also listed. The user-friendly introduction gives an overview of snake families, distinguishing snakes and lizards, avoiding snake encounters, snake myths, bites and first aid, habitats, identification keys and a detailed glossary

Includes a complete and up-to-date checklist of the snakes of Australia with distribution within each state and territory, and IUCN status.

The Snakes of Australia book is published by John Beaufoy Publishing and has been proudly endorsed by Australian Geographic.

Copies are available from most major bookstores and Scott and Tie’s Wildlife Demonstrations store.