REPTILE BOOKS BY SPECIES

Books on keeping and breeding frogs in captivity cover all aspects of housing, feeding, breeding frogs as well as detail on individual frog species that can be kept in captivity. Australian frog books include A Guide to Australian Frogs in Captivity, Keeping Frogs, Field Guide to the Frogs of Australia, Field Guide to the Frogs of Queensland and Frogs and Toads.

 

Reptile Publications produce a number of captive lizard books including A Guide to Australian Lizards in Captivity, A Guide to Australian Geckos and Pygopods in Captivity, A Guide to Australian Monitors in Captivity, A Guide to Australian Skinks in Captivity, A Guide to Australian Dragons in Captivity, Keeping Australian Geckos, Keeping Australian Water Dragons, Keeping Bearded Dragons, Keeping Blue-tongued Lizards, Keeping and Breeding Pythons and more…

Python books and snake books in the Reptile Publications range of lizard books include A guide to Australian Snakes in Captivity—the Elapids and Colubrids, Keeping and Breeding Pythons, A Guide to Australian Pythons in Captivity, the Complete Children's Python, the Complete Carpet Python, The More Complete Chondro, Keeping Children's Python and Keeping Carpet Pythons.

 

Books on keeping and breeding turtles in captivity cover all aspects of housing, feeding, breeding turtles as well as detail on individual turtle species that can be kept in captivity. Australian frog books A Guide to Australian Turtles in Captivity, Keeping Long-necked Turtles, and Keeping Short-necked Turtles.

 

A Guide To Australian Snakes In Captivity-Elapids & Colubrids
Scott Eipper
280 Pages
ISBN: 9780987244789
$75.00
+ Shipping/Handling

A Guide To Australian Snakes In Captivity-Elapids & Colubrids

This full colour, 280 page book provides detailed information on all aspects of captive husbandry relating to the most commonly kept species of Australian Elapid and Colubrid snakes.

Over 500 full colour images support General Management information including understanding the different snake families, pet qualities, selection, handling, social behaviour, characteristics and habits, Handling including equipment and methods, transportation, Housing including indoor and outdoor types of enclosures, temperature and thermoregulation, lighting, ventilation, humidity, substrates, water requirements, Feeding including nutrition and food types, Breeding including sexing, cues, methods, mating and courtship, care of gravid females, egg-laying and birth, incubation and neonate care.

An essential overview of Health and Diseases is presented by Dr Robert Johnson BVSc MACVSc (Feline Medicine) CertZooMed BA Grad Dip Asian Studies CMAVA, and includes a glossary of health terms.

Individual species chapters profile the colubrids—the Brown Tree, Common Tree and Slaty Grey Snakes and the Keelback. The larger elapid family includes death adders, copperheads, the Australian Coral Snake, the crowned, small-eyed and whip groups, the DeVis’ Banded, White-lipped, Bardick, Red-naped, Orange-naped, Brown-headed, Swamp and Tiger Snakes, the broad-headed group, the taipans, the hooded and large black snake group, the Red-bellied Black Snake, the large and small brown groups, the Curl and Rough-scaled Snakes and the Bandy Bandy, as well as the sole member of the Homalopsid family, the Macleay’s Water Snake.

Within each species chapter information is presented on Description, In the Wild, Captive Housing, Diet, Breeding, Longevity, Ease of Keeping, Venom and Bite, Availability and includes a distribution map.

The book is completed with a Glossary, References, Australian Herpetological Societies and Wildlife Licensing Authorities and First Aid.

 

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