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A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia 5th Edition

By: Steve Wilson and Gerry Swan

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland Publishers, 2017

Edition: 5th Edition


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... 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

Publisher: Australia, New Holland Publishers, 2004

Edition: 2nd Edition


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. Wher... 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


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 sim... 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


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 plac... 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


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 gener... View more info

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Amazing Facts About Australian Reptiles

By: Stephen Swanson

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, Pascal Press, 2008


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 varyin... View more info

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An Introduction to Keeping and Breeding Australian Reptiles

By: Mike Swan and Damian Goodall

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Mike Swan Publishing, 2010


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, ca... View more info

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Australian Snakes: A Natural History

By: Richard Shine

Price: $36.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland, 1998


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 ... View more info

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Australian Snakes: A Pictorial Guide *** OUT OF STOCK ***

By: Belinda Edwards

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, The Five Mile Press, 2009


Did you know? Snakes can go two years without eating. Over one million people are bitten by snakes every year. Australian Snakes identifies over forty of our most commonly found snakes, and provides a full-colour photograph and identifying features for each one. As well, there is comprehensive information about snake bites, including prevention and first aid, as well as general information on snakes, such as feeding habits, and basic anatomy and physiology. An easy-to-re... 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


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 desc... 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


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 showin... View more info

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Field Guide to Australian Reptiles 2nd Edition Revised and Updated

By: Stephen Swanson

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, Pascal Press, 2012

Edition: 2nd Edition


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... 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


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 Ranid... 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


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 k... 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


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