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Venomous snakes of South America

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This volume of Terralog is a presentation of the venomous snakes of South America - all of the about 180 taxa currently recognized or under description of the families Elapidae and Viperidae, several of them with colour variations.

A few of these species are depicted in a book for the first time. The newest systematics is introduced. Controversial taxonomic issues are being discussed in the introduction. Every photograph is accompanied by a symbol-based overview of the individual species biology and terrarium requirements.
Information on natural habitats and dietary preferences will contribute to their successful keeping and breeding in captivity.
More than 600 colour photographs render Terralog an illustrated reference for scientists as well terranium keepers. At the same time, it is an unique synopsis of the diversity of colours and morphs of the venomous snakes that will thrill everybody with an interest in these snakes.

176 pages, 602 colour illustations and 96 distribution maps.

Bilingual book English German / Livre bilingue Anglais Allemand

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This volume of Terralog is a presentation of the venomous snakes of South America - all of the about 180 taxa currently recognized or under description of the families Elapidae and Viperidae, several of them with colour variations.

A few of these species are depicted in a book for the first time. The newest systematics is introduced. Controversial taxonomic issues are being discussed in the introduction. Every photograph is accompanied by a symbol-based overview of the individual species biology and terrarium requirements.
Information on natural habitats and dietary preferences will contribute to their successful keeping and breeding in captivity.
More than 600 colour photographs render Terralog an illustrated reference for scientists as well terranium keepers. At the same time, it is an unique synopsis of the diversity of colours and morphs of the venomous snakes that will thrill everybody with an interest in these snakes.

176 pages, 602 colour illustations and 96 distribution maps.

Bilingual book English German / Livre bilingue Anglais Allemand

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Venomous terrestrial Snakesof the Middle East

Venomous terrestrial Snakesof the Middle East is an important contribution to the understanding of the snake fauna in region where bites from venomous snakes are not uncommon. Venomous snakes are a substantial and ecologically important part of the biodiversity of the Middle East and constitute some of the more well known species in that part of the world. Wide ranging species like the Blunt-nosed Viper "Macrovipera lebetina" and the Asian Saw-scaled Viper "Echis carinatus", which contributes to a large amount of lethal bites are well known.

This volume provides an overview on the venomous snakes species of the region, snakebite and the available antisera.

186 pages, more than 200 colour photos, approx. 80 black-and-white photos, 20 drawings and 33 distribution maps.
BOOK ENTIRELY IN ENGLISH / LIVRE ENTIÈREMENT EN ANGLAIS

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