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A Naturalist's Guide to the Snakes of South-East Asia

Indraneil Das

A Naturalist's Guide to the Snakes of South-East Asia by Indraneil Das
Format: Softcover, 160 pages
Publisher: John Beaufoy Publishing, September 2013
ISBN: 1906780708
$28.00 (Includes Shipping to Canada or the U.S.)


This easy-to-use identification guide to the 239 snake species most commonly seen in South-East Asia (covering Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Myanmar, Borneo, Sumatra, Java and Bali) is perfect for resident and visitor alike.

High quality photographs from the regionsís top nature photographers, some of species that have never before been published, are accompanied by detailed species descriptions which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers snake topography, how to deal with snake bits and a glossary. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the snakes of South-East Asia encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific name, IUCN status as at 2012 and its status in each country.

Indraneil Das is Professor of Herpetology at University Malaysia Sarawak. He has a DPhil from Oxford University and was a Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellow at the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University. He has authored many books on snakes.