Snakes and Other Reptiles of India

There have been approximately 490 snake and reptile species recorded within the political boundaries of the Republic of India, and this guide describes and illustrates 243 of those that one is likely to encounter. Les mer
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There have been approximately 490 snake and reptile species recorded within the political boundaries of the Republic of India, and this guide describes and illustrates 243 of those that one is likely to encounter. Authoritative text by an experienced field herpetologist covers key diagnostic features, biology and distribution, and there are chapters on searching for reptiles and surviving snake bites. Packed with stunning full-colour photographs, each carefully selected to guide identification, this is an ideal pocket-sized guide for travellers

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Introduction
About this book
Reptile habitats in India
Conservation of reptiles
Snake-bite and its management
Glossary
Species descriptions
Further reading
Photo credits
Index

Om forfatteren

Indraneil Das studied at the Universities of Calcutta and Oxford, receiving a doctoral degree in zoology from the latter institution in 1991. He was a Fulbright Fellow at Harvard University, and a Research Fellow at Universiti Brunei Darussalam. At present, he is Associate Professor at Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, and Editor of the herpetological journal, Hamadryad. Indraneil Das is author of a number of other titles including books on the turtles of India, of Peninsular Malaysia and Borneo, a work on the biogeography of the reptiles of southern Asia, and one on ethnoherpetology.