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A Guide to Australian Pythons in Captivity

By: Adam Elliott

Price: $62.00

Publisher: Australia, Reptile Publications: 2014

Seller ID: 9780987244772

ISBN: 0987244779

Condition: New


This 216-page title is the latest pet owner/breeder reference on Australian pythons in captivity to be published in Australia. Written by Adam Elliott, with contributing authors, Dr Robert Johnson presenting the Health and Disease chapter, and Dr Justin Julander presenting the Taxonomy, Hybridisation and Morphs sections, the information is aimed at all levels of expertise in reptile keeping. All aspects regarding the captive care of pythons are presented in a simple-to-read layout. Over 400 images support details on general management including selection, handling, housing, temperature, thermo... View more info

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The Snake Ranch Guide to Reptile Care

By: Chris Williams

Price: $24.95  $9.95

Publisher: Australia, Australian Reptile Classifieds: 2014

Seller ID: 003684

Condition: New


The Snake Ranch Guide to Reptile Care is a brilliant new addition to introductory husbandry guides for Australian reptile species. Designed for new keepers and children it features an abundance of photographs and easy to understand text. The contents include - Introduction, Buying a Reptile, Housing, Building an Enclosure, Record Keeping, Feeding, Sloughing (shedding), Bites, Australian Reptile Quick Facts, A New Era for the Hobby, The Pygmy Pythons (Children's, Pygmys, Spotteds, Stimson's, Banded Pygmys), Medium Sized Pythons (Woma, Bredl's, Inlands, Jungles, Darwins, Greens, Diamonds, Roug... View more info

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Keeping and Breeding Australian Pythons 2nd Edition

By: Edited by Mike Swan

Price: $49.95  $44.95

Publisher: Australia, Mike Swan Publishing: 2007

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9780980366709

ISBN: 0980366704

Condition: New


Keeping and Breeding Australian Pythons is the first of Mike Swan's husbandry and breeding guides to Australian reptiles. Mike has gone to great lengths to secure some of Australian's most experienced python breeders to compile this essential guide to breeding some of the worlds most beautiful snakes. Authors include - Kieran Aland, Brian Barnett, Rob Browne-Cooper, Greg Fyfe, Glen Gaikhorst, Russel Grant, Chris Hay, Geoff Heard, Adrian Hemens, Peter Krauss, Dr. David Pearson, Dr. Franciscus Scheelings, Neil Sonnemann, Brad Walker and John Weigel. Comprised of 338 pages, this book covers hous... View more info

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Keeping and Breeding Australian Lizards

By: Edited by Mike Swan

Price: $69.95  $64.95

Publisher: Australia, Mike Swan Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: 9780980366716

ISBN: 0980366712

Condition: New


Keeping and Breeding Australian Lizards, edited by Mike Swan. Authored by Kieran Aland (Dragons), Greg Fyfe (Skinks), Grant Husband and Matthew Bonnett (Monitors), John McGrath (Geckos) and Rob Porter (Flap-footed Lizards). Photographs, design and layout by Damian Goodall of Eye For Nature. From the team that brought you Keeping and Breeding Australian Pythons now comes Keeping and Breeding Australian Lizards. Mike Swan has enrolled the services of Australia's most well known and successful lizard breeders to write the most comprehensive book on the captive husbandry and breeding of Australia... View more info

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Between the Tides: In Search of Sea Turtles

By: George Hughes

Price: $41.95

Publisher: South Africa, Jacana Media: 2013

Seller ID: 000492

ISBN: 1431405620

Condition: New


A passionate account by an ardent conservationist who records his experiences while undertaking fundamental research, this book details how sea turtles are suddenly struggling to survive, largely because of harm that has been done to the planet's oceans and beaches. Much can be learned about the condition of the planet's environment by looking at sea turtles because they have existed for more than 100 million years and travel throughout the world's oceans. Including descriptions of the life cycles of turtles as well as fascinating facts, this book asks what their demise means for the human spe... View more info

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A Photographic Guide to Snakes and Reptiles of Australia

By: Gerry Swan

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland Publishers: 1995

Seller ID: 000623

ISBN: 1853685852

Condition: New


This photographic guide is designed as a companion for the traveller, local or international, who is interested in Australian reptiles. The guide identifies 231 species covering the most commonly seen snakes, turtles, tortoises, geckos, lizards, dragons and skinks of Australia. Each entry is approximately 100 words in length and includes common and scientific names as well as measurements. Each species is accompanied by a colour photograph and a distribution map. A general introduction includes information on the group to which each species belongs with reference to the relevant text within th... View more info

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Snakes of Australia # Reed Concise Guide

By: Gerry Swan

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland Publishers: 2017

Seller ID: 9781921517891

ISBN: 1921517891

Condition: New


Reed Concise Guide Snakes of Australia, it is the ultimate keep-in-your-pocket guide to Australian snakes. It may be diminutive in size but it punches well above its weight in terms of usefulness, being packed with more than 180 images of all the species most likely to be encountered in Australia. For each of the 170 main species accounts there is at least one photograph for identification and a brief written account listing key ID features, range and habitat, food and behaviour. The book covers all of the most common and widespread species likely to be encountered in Australia – from python... View more info

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Green Guide : Snakes and Other Reptiles of Australia

By: Gerry Swan

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 1998

Seller ID: 9781864363425

ISBN: 1864363428

Condition: New


Behavioural insights, action photography and your questions answered. The Australian Green Guides have been created for wildlife enthusiasts of all ages. The most commonly asked questions are answered with particular emphasis on fascinating behavioural insights into both common and unusual creatures. The pages are alive with entertaining and informative text accompanied by exciting action photography. About the Author: Gerry kept geckos while at school and after moving to Australia from New Zealand in the 1960s a chance encounter with a blue tongue lizard rekindled his interest in rep... View more info

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A Field Guide to Reptiles of New South Wales 2nd Edition

By: Gerry Swan and Glenn Shea and Ross Sadlier

Price: $34.95  $19.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland Publishers: 2004

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 9781877069062

ISBN: 187706906X

Condition: New


In A Field Guide to Reptiles of New South Wales you will find every gecko, flap-footed lizard, goanna, dragon, skink, snake and turtle known to live throughout the many habitats of New South Wales. This State reptile guide narrows down the field of species identification to a manageable size for any naturalist. The telltale details that make identification possible lie in the descriptions of families, genera and species; which are accompanied by clear line drawings. Where you need to tune out similar species, simple keys are provided. For herpetologists, the location maps, generated from the A... View more info

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A Field Guide to Reptiles of New South Wales 3rd Edition

By: Gerry Swan and Glenn Shea and Ross Sadlier

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland Publishers: 2017

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 9781925546088

ISBN: 192554608X

Condition: New


In A Field Guide to Reptiles of New South Wales you will find every gecko, flap-footed lizard, goanna, dragon, skink, snake and turtle known to live throughout the state's many habitats. The guide narrows down the field of species identification to a manageable size for any naturalist. The telltale details that make identification possible lie in the descriptions of families, genera and species; these are accompanied by clear line drawings. Where you need to tune out similar species, simple keys are provided. For herpetologists, the location maps will prove invaluable. This book is a thorough ... View more info

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Frogs of South-East Queensland: A Queensland Museum Pocket Wild Guide

By: Gregory Czechura

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Museum: 2008

Seller ID: 003423

ISBN: 0977594386

Condition: New


Australia has almost 220 species of frogs and new species are still being discovered each year. This comprehensive guide to more than 50 species includes information on introduced frogs and toads and some handy hints on frog-watching. This pocket sized identification guide will enable you to identify frogs, their habitats and calls. View more info

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Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia Updated Seventh Edition

By: Harold G. Cogger

Price: $159.95

Publisher: Australia, CSIRO Publishing: 2018

Edition: Updated Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 9781486309696

ISBN: 1486309690

Condition: New


Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia is a complete guide to Australia’s rich and varied herpetofauna, including frogs, crocodiles, turtles, tortoises, lizards and snakes. For each of the 1218 species there is a description of its appearance, distribution and habits. Each species is accompanied by a distribution map and, in many cases, one of the book’s more than 1000 colour photographs of living animals. The book also includes 130 simple-to-use dichotomous keys, accompanied by hundreds of explanatory drawings, that in most cases allow a specimen in hand to be identified. In addition, it ha... View more info

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Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia Fifth Edition [used book][rare]

By: Harold G. Cogger

Price: $180.00

Publisher: Australia, Reed Books: 1994

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 073010088X

ISBN: 073010088X

Condition: Good


Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia Fifth Edition. This book is a fully illustrated comprehensive guide to the identification of Australia's rich and varied herpetofauna--over 960 species of frogs, crocodiles, turtles, tortoises, lizards, and snakes. Surpassing the high quality of its four predecessors, this edition appears in a radically different format, and the text has been completely updated and expanded to reflect the findings of new research and changes in nomenclature. First published in 1975, Harold G. Cogger's book quickly became the classic work in its field. Subsequent edition... View more info

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Attracting Frogs to Your Garden : Creating an Ideal Habitat for Native Frogs in Your Own Backyard [used book]

By: Kevin Casey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Kimberley Publications: 1996

Seller ID: 0958762805

ISBN: 0958762805

Condition: Good


Creating a frog-friendly garden is easy, fun and environmentally beneficial. Attracting frogs to your garden is a complet guide to 'frogscaping', the increasingly popular art of transforming your backyard or property into a welcome habitat for local native frogs. It offers practical advice on the essential of enjoying frogs in your garden, including: Raising tadpoles; Constructing a backyard frog pond; Frog-friendly plants; Native frog identification tips; Frog-spotting; Frog calls and mating; Frog photography; Amphibians as predators and prey; Providing food, shelter and moisture for your f... View more info

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Cronin's Key Guide to Australian Reptiles and Frogs 2nd Edition

By: Leonard Cronin

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Jacana: 2014

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 9781760111052

ISBN: 1760111058

Condition: New


Cronin's Key Guide to Australian Reptiles and Frogs is an indispensable introduction to identifying Australian reptiles and frogs from the one of Australia's foremost natural historians. An indispensable guide to Australia's fascinating reptiles and frogs, packed with information about their behaviour, development, food and habitat. Each entry fully describes the species and its way of life. Colourfully illustrated throughout with detailed artwork and with maps showing where each animal occurs, this is a handy family reference or a guide for the bushwalker or traveller. About the Autho... View more info

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Frogs of Australia # Reed Concise Guide

By: Marion Anstis

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland Publishers: 2017

Seller ID: 004498

ISBN: 1921517905

Condition: New


A new title in our existing popular series of the Reed Concise Field Guides to Australian Wildlife. This is the ultimate pocket guide to the country's frogs. It may be diminutive in size but it punches well above its weight in terms of usefulness, jam packed with more than 200 images of all the species most likely to be encountered in Australia. For each of the 180 species accounts there is at least one photograph for identification and a brief written account listing key ID features, range and habitat, behaviour and call. The book covers all of the most common and widespread species likely t... View more info

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Tadpoles and Frogs of Australia Second Edition

By: Marion Anstis

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2018

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9781925546019

ISBN: 1925546012

Condition: New


The identification of the eggs and tadpoles of Australian frogs has been a study waiting to happen for a very long time. Marion Anstis began the process of addressing this with her first book Tadpoles of South-eastern Australia: a guide with keys. Now, with Tadpoles and Frogs of Australia, for the first time we have the complete life histories of virtually the entire frog fauna of the Australian continent, which will become a lasting contribution to frog conservation. It contains comprehensive information about Australian tadpoles as well as the eggs, metamorphosed frogs and adult frogs, accom... View more info

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Field Guide to the Frogs of Australia Revised Edition

By: Michael J. Tyler and Frank Knight

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, CSIRO Publishing: 2011

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: A1250

ISBN: 0643103988

Condition: New


Field Guide to the Frogs of Australia by Michael J. Tyler and Frank Knight. Throughout much of the world, frog populations are declining and some species are disappearing totally. In Australia, several species have become extinct in the past 25 years. This revised and updated guide provides concise accounts of all the known frogs of Australia. There are 230 species within the five native frog families:Hylidae, Limnodynastidae, Microhylidae, Myobatrachidae and Ranidae. Also included are the introduced Cane Toad and nine stowaway species that have arrived in Australia. The text for ea... View more info

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An Introduction to Keeping and Breeding Australian Reptiles

By: Mike Swan and Damian Goodall

Price: $39.95  $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Mike Swan Publishing: 2010

Seller ID: 9780980366723

ISBN: 0980366720

Condition: New


An Introduction to Keeping and Breeding Australian Reptiles is the perfect all-round introductory guide for newcomers to the reptile keeping hobby. It covers a huge range of basic reptile species, which makes it much more convenient than buying individual beginners guides to each species of basic reptile. It includes a skill level rating for each species, distribution maps, suggested enclosure sizes, egg incubation times, heating techniques and temperatures, lighting, cager furnishings and much more. Published by Mike Swan Publishing, it is produced with the same quality as the first two tit... View more info

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The Reptiles of Brisbane : A Queensland Museum Pocket Wild Guide

By: Patrick Couper and Andrew Amey

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Museum: 2012

Seller ID: 9780987268112

ISBN: 0987268112

Condition: New


Reptiles live in an amazing variety of habitats in and around Brisbane, including the city centre! This book introduces the reader to some of Brisbane's most surprising and distinctive residents. Turtles, Geckos, Legless Lizards, Skinks, Goannas, Dragons, Blind Snakes, Pythons, Back-fanged and Solid-toothed Snakes, Front-fanged Snakes, Invaders. 68 pages. View more info

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Snakes of South-East Queensland: A Queensland Museum Pocket Wild Guide

By: Patrick Couper and Andrew Peter Amey

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Museum: 2007

Seller ID: 003427

ISBN: 0977594351

Condition: New


South-east Queensland is home to 56 species of snakes. Snakes are an integral part of our wildlife - they have colonised all terrestrial habitats and they even swim in our coastal waters. It is hoped that this 'pocket' Wild Guide will help to enhance our understanding of snakes and their habits and that more people will come to view them as a rich part of the Australian fauna, deserving admiration and respect. Includes line drawings and color photographs. This pocket companion is invaluable for identification and education on the most common snakes found in Southeast Queensland. Filled with i... View more info

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Australian Geographic : A Naturalist's Guide to the Reptiles of Australia [Second Edition]

By: Peter Rowland and Chris Farrell

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, John Beaufoy Publishing: 2019

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9781912081035

ISBN: 1912081032

Condition: New


This easy-to-use identification guide to the 280 reptile species most commonly seen in Australia is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from Australia's top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers the threats to reptiles, types of habitat, anatomy of reptiles, and details of orders and families. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the reptiles of Australia encompassing, for each species, its common and scienti... View more info

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Australian Snakes: A Natural History

By: Richard Shine

Price: $36.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 1998

Seller ID: A1080

ISBN: 1876334258

Condition: New


This book is not a field guide: rather it is an insight into the biology and life history of snakes in and around Australia. It opens the door on an exciting and relatively new area of research. Dr Shine has pioneered much of this work himself and may be considered Australia's foremost authority on snakes. Although the foundations of this book are truly scientific, it has a light and easy style, peppered with amusing and occasionally alarming anecdotes. It is a book for the curious general reader and for zoologists and ecologists everywhere. About the Author: Rick Shine, AM FAA, is a La... View more info

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A Naturalist's Guide to the Snakes of Australia

By: Scott Eipper and Tyrese Eipper

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, John Beaufoy Publishing: 2019

Edition: Australian Geographic

Seller ID: 9781912081509

ISBN: 1912081504

Condition: New


This easy-to-use identification guide to the 280 species of snake most commonly seen in Australia is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from Australia's top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers the geography and climate of Australia, types of habitat, and details of orders and families. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the snakes of Australia encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific name, ... View more info

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A Complete Guide To Frogs of Australia : Australian Geographic

By: Simon Clulow and Mike Swan

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, Australian Geographic: 2018

Seller ID: 9781925694918

ISBN: 1925694917

Condition: New


Throughout much of the world, frog populations are declining and some species are disappearing totally. In Australia, several species have become extinct in the past 25 years. This guide provides concise accounts of all the known frogs of Australia. There are 230 species within the five native frog families: Hylidae, Limnodynastidae, Microhylidae, Myobatrachidae and Ranidae. Also included are the introduced cane toad and nine stowaway species that have arrived in Australia. The text for each species includes details of size, status, distribution, habitat, behaviour and advertisement call. Ea... View more info

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Field Guide to Australian Reptiles 3rd Edition Revised and Updated

By: Stephen Swanson

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, Pascal Press: 2012

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 9781740217446

ISBN: 1740217446

Condition: New


This visually splendid, fact-packed Field Guide to Australian Reptiles is perfect for both amateur reptile enthusiasts and experienced herpetologists. More than 660 full-colour photographs depict reptile species that are most commonly encountered in Australia. Essential information on the diet, habitat and distribution range of more than 400 reptile species across all reptile families. Quick Find colour tag system and complete index of common and scientific names for ease of reference. Current, accurate distribution maps. Comments for each species add extra snippets of informatio... View more info

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Snakes: A Wild Australia Guide

By: Stephen Swanson

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, Pascal Press: 2008

Seller ID: 004013

ISBN: 1741934109

Condition: New


Australia is home to 191 snake species, and in no other region of the world are venomous snakes in such abundance. Australia's snakes can be encountered while scuba-diving on the Great Barrier Reef, hiking an alpine meadow in Tasmania's highlands or occasionally in a suburban garden. This Steve Parish Wild Australia Guide offers an excellent insight into the lives of snakes that live in Australia - how to identify them, how they behave, what they eat, where they live and how they breed. To fear snakes is part of the natural psyche, but through education, people are slowly becoming more tolera... View more info

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Amazing Facts About Australian Reptiles

By: Stephen Swanson

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, Pascal Press: 2008

Seller ID: 004014

ISBN: 174193303X

Condition: New


This book is packed full of information and you'll be amazed at how much you learn about Australia's reptiles by dipping into the remarkable facts presented. Reptiles have a illustrious history, as within their ranks were the spectacular dinosaurs, flying pterosaurs and sea-going mosasaurs. Australia now has about 840 reptiles and new species are being discovered each year. Within these pages you will discover how reptiles developed over the years, adapting to the varying habitats that grace this wonderful country. You will also uncover information about the armoured, amphibious crocodiles, th... View more info

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Lizards: A Wild Australia Guide

By: Stephen Swanson

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, Pascal Press: 2008

Seller ID: 004015

ISBN: 1741934095

Condition: New


Australia is home to more than 840 species of reptiles that are contained within sixteen families - and we are still counting! Of these, the lizards are particularly interesting. This Steve Parish Wild Australia Guide offers an excellent insight into the lives of lizard species that live around Australia - how to identify them, how they behave, what they eat, where they live and how they breed. It puts the spotlight on geckoes, legless lizards, dragons, monitors and skinks. Australians are generally more tolerant of lizards than other reptilian species, and this book reveals (among other detai... View more info

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A Field Guide to Reptiles of Queensland

By: Steve Wilson

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland Publishers: 2005

Seller ID: 001389

ISBN: 1876334975

Condition: New


Queensland is home to an extraordinary diversity of reptiles. This is because it has so many different types of habitat. A Field Guide to Reptiles of Queensland covers all of Queensland's 440 named species, including 135 that occur nowhere else. Colour photographs make for quick identification, aided by line drawings, keys, distribution maps and descriptions. About the Author: Steve's lifelong love affair with reptiles has taken him to some of Australia most remote places. For the past 30 years he has been working to compile a comprehensive photographic documentation of Australia reptiles. He... View more info