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The Snake Ranch Guide to Reptile Care

By: Chris Williams

Price: $24.95

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

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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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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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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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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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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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 Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia Fifth Edition

By: Steve Wilson and Gerry Swan

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland Publishers: 2017

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 9781925546026

ISBN: 1925546020

Condition: New


A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia has been the most comprehensive field guide available for Australian reptiles since the first edition was published in 2003. As new species are discovered, known ranges extended and higher quality images become available, updated editions of the book have been written to reflect these changes. This fifth edition includes images, descriptions and maps for all 1,011 species of reptiles described up until the end of December 2016. Some of these are pictured in life for the first time, and many are represented by several images to depict geographical an... View more info