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

By Graham Alexander,Johan Marais

Southern Africa is domestic to a remarkably assorted and wealthy reptile fauna, that is awarded during this booklet in a full of life and available manner. A consultant to the Reptiles of Southern Africa introduces the 517 species presently defined within the zone and provides fascinating perception on reptile identity and variety, distribution styles, and biology and behavior. It additionally bargains pointers on discovering and looking at reptiles, in addition to unravelling the evidence and fallacies of snakebite.
Southern African reptiles fall into 3 major teams (orders): snakes and lizards, crocodiles and shelled reptiles, and every crew contains in flip a couple of comparable households and sub-groups, which shape the fundamental constitution of the ebook. The reptiles are mentioned inside of their suitable teams based on visual appeal, biology, copy, distribution and conservation prestige. Informative panels with easy icons offer key details on distribution, regular habitat and interval of task, and a wealth of full-colour images brings the subject material vividly to life.

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