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Reptiles And Amphibians Of East Africa

Author : Stephen Spawls
ISBN : 0691128847
Genre : Nature
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This lightweight and portable guide covers the 150 reptiles and 80 amphibians you are most likely to encounter across the five countries of East Africa--Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi. Encompassing a wealth of landscapes rare in tropical Africa, from deserts to rain forests to snow-capped mountains, this vast region is home to such famous national parks and game reserves as the Serengeti and the Selous in Tanzania and the Tsavo and the Maro in Kenya. Here you will find a corresponding wealth of secretive yet often unwittingly conspicuous tortoises, lizards, crocodiles, snakes, and frogs. Reptiles and Amphibians of East Africa offers concise and accessible, identification-oriented text, color photographs, and color distribution maps for each species. Distilled and adapted in part from the highly acclaimed A Field Guide to the Reptiles of East Africa by the same authors, this new guide is pocket-size, easy to use, and affordably priced. Reptiles and Amphibians of East Africa is an indispensable resource for any ecotourist, anyone on safari, and even the casual visitor to the region, all of whom will see many of these species without even hunting for them.
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Photographic Guide To Snakes Other Reptiles And Amphibians Of East Africa

Author : Bill Branch
ISBN : 9781775842576
Genre : Nature
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Comprehensively revised, expanded and updated, this compact guide makes the ideal travelling companion on trips to the wildlife areas and nature reserves of East Africa. It features authoritative text describing key identification features; full-colour photographs illustrating a range of commonly encountered, rare and beautiful specie distribution maps showing the range of each species; thumbnail outlines of each family group, enabling quick identification.
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Pocket Guide To The Reptiles And Amphibians Of East Africa

Author : Stephen Spawls
ISBN : 0713674253
Genre : Amphibians
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This is a lightweight and portable guide, partly adapted from the popular and highly acclaimed A Field Guide to the Reptiles of East Africa by the same authors. Covering the most prominent 150 reptiles and 80 amphibians foundin the region (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi), withconcise text, photograph and map for each, this is a convenient andattractive pocket guide for a diverse and often conspicuous andattractive group of animals.
Category: Amphibians

Field Guide To East African Reptiles

Author : Steve Spawls
ISBN : 9781472935625
Genre : Nature
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East Africa is home to a remarkable assemblage of reptiles, from crocodiles and chameleons to turtles and tortoises, lizards, worm-lizards, and a stunning array of snakes. The region is a true herpetological hot-spot. This fully revised edition of the classic field guide to the region's reptiles explores the full diversity of these animals. With updated text, detailed maps and more than 600 new photographs, this book includes every one of the 500 or so species in the region. All are described and mapped, with virtually every species accompanied by at least one colour photograph. Comprehensive and definitive, Field Guide to East African Reptiles is an essential tool for all naturalists, conservationists, educators, field workers, medical personnel and students in the region.
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ISBN : OSU:32435029596533
Genre : Amphibians
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Amphibians Of East Africa

Author : A. Channing
ISBN : 0801443741
Genre : Nature
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The species accounts are comprehensive - they include a statement of description, known habitat preferences and distribution, advertisement call, and breeding biology. If known, the characteristics of tadpoles are provided in their own chapter. The authors explain the meanings of the amphibians' scientific names and list local names and other common names. A section of notes and a guide to key references for further reading complete each species account.
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A Field Guide To The Reptiles Of East Africa

Author : Stephen Spawls
ISBN : 0126564701
Genre : Nature
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This book breaks new ground: it is the first complete listing and guide to all the known reptiles of the five East African countries (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi.) Written by expert East African herpetologists, it incorporates virtually all known information on the East African reptile fauna. Nearly 500 high-quality color photographs illustrate most of the species involved, many of which have never been illustrated in color before. Keys and introductory essays are included for all orders, families, genera, and species, giving clear introductions for every group. There is an individual account for each species, describing its appearance, habits, and habitat, accompanied by a map showing its known distribution within East Africa and notes indicating its Africa-wide distribution as well. Hence this book will be useful not only in East Africa, but in the surrounding countries as well, for which no reptile guides exist. In addition, the descriptions of dangerous snakes include a section on their venom. A comprehensive appendix discusses aspects of snakebite risk and treatment in East Africa and the do's and don'ts of first aid. Key Features: Illustrates nearly all of the c. 420 species found in East Africa Contains keys and full descriptions to aid identification Contains a distribution map for every species Provides information on snakebite and effective first aid
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East African Wildlife

Author : Philip Briggs
ISBN : 1841622087
Genre : Travel
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This new visitor's guide provides a colorful overview of the region's variety of large mammals together with an insight into their habits and habitats.
Category: Travel