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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 Insects in Australia Fourth Edition

By: Paul Zborowski and Ross Storey

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland, 2017

Edition: 4th Edition


This Fourth Edition has more than 300 colour photographs that show the insects in their natural habitat, and the line drawings clearly illustrate subtle differences where identification is tricky. Whether you're an amateur insect enthusiast, a student or an entomologist, this updated and revised third edition of A Field Guide to Insects in Australia will help you to identify insects from all the major insect groups. With more photographs and up to date information, it... 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 Field Guide to the Mammals of Australia Third Edition

By: Peter Menkhorst and Frank Knight

Price: $45.95

Publisher: Australia, Oxford University Press, 2010

Edition: Third Edition


This fully revised and updated edition of A Field Guide to the Mammals of Australia is the only comprehensive guide to identifying all 382 species of mammals known in Australia. This book provides concise and accurate details of the appearance, diagnostic features, distribution, habitat, and key behavioural characteristics of all mammals known to have occurred in Australia or its waters since the time of European settlement. Each double-page spread provides all the in... View more info

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A Guide to the Spiders of Australia

By: Volker W. Framenau and Barbara C. Baehr and Paul Zborowski

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland Publishers, 2014


This definitive guide to the subject, written by three experts in the field, offers a window into a fascinating world. Notorious species such as the Redback and the Sydney Funnel-web sit alongside less wellknown but equally intriguing spiders such as the ant-mimics and net-casting spiders. The introduction covers spider structure, evolution, reproduction, silk and venom, together with peculiarities of the family within an Australian context. The two main sections of the... 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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Ants of Brisbane: A Queensland Museum Pocket Wild Guide

By: Christopher James Burwell

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Museum, 2007


Ants are everywhere! In Brisbane, more than 350 species of ants probably call the city home - large ones, small ones, black, brown, slow-moving, fast-moving and those that sting. Whenever you see ants, pull out this intriguing little guide and hopefully you wil be able to put names to at least some of the city's more common species. This pocket companion contains detailed descriptions of over 100 different species ants inhabiting Southeast Queensland. From funnel ants ... View more info

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Australia's Mammal Extinctions: A 50 000 Year History [POD]

By: Chris Johnson

Price: $119.95

Publisher: Australia, Cambridge University Press, 2006


NOT IN STOCK - THIS IS A PRINT ON DEMAND TITLE WHICH TAKES 7-10 DAYS TO RECEIVE INTO STOCK - PLEASE TAKE THIS TIMEFRAME INTO ACCOUNT WHEN ORDERING. Of the forty mammal species known to have vanished in the world in the last 200 years, almost half have been Australian. Our continent has the worst record of mammal extinctions, with over 65 mammal species having vanished in the last 50 000 years. It began with the great wave of megafauna extinctions in the last ice-age, and... 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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Australian Stingless Bees: A Guide to Sugarbag Beekeeping

By: John Klumpp

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Earthling Enterprises, 2007


Australian Stingless Bees: a guide to Sugarbag beekeeping by John Klumpp is a 120 page book packed with over 200 photos and illustrations. It is easy to read, whimsical, engaging, sometimes amusing, and is crammed with useful information. The topics covered are: catching the bug - John's personal perspective; the different species of native social stingless bees; differences in lifestyle between honey bees and native social stingless bees (particularly Tetragonula c... View more info