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2 edition of reptiles and amphibians of southern Africa. found in the catalog.

reptiles and amphibians of southern Africa.

Rose, Walter

reptiles and amphibians of southern Africa.

by Rose, Walter

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Published by Maskew Miller in [Cape Town] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Reptiles -- South Africa.,
    • Amphibians -- South Africa.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL662 .R65 1962
      The Physical Object
      Pagination494 p.
      Number of Pages494
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5895165M
      LC Control Number63039404

      This is an extract from the book: Field guide to snakes and other reptiles of Southern Afrika, by Bill Branch. Book title: Field guide to snakes and other reptiles of Southern Afrika Author: Bill Branch Struik Publishers 3rd edition, Cape Town ISBN Softcover, 15x21 .   There are over species of reptiles in South Africa, a country along the southern tip of Africa and flanked by the Indian and Atlantic es are cold-blooded vertebrates of the Class Reptilia, and include lizards, snakes, crocodiles, tortoises, chameleons, and turtles.

        A Guide to the Reptiles of Southern Africa book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Drawing on the latest scientific research, the /5(7). 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.

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Reptiles and amphibians of southern Africa by Rose, Walter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Finally i received my copy of the guide to the reptiles of southern Africa. The lay out is exactly the same as the other Johan Marais book, snakes of southern Africa, and as i think snakes of is great i was very dissapointed by the reptiles of book/5(13).

Amphibians of Central and Southern Africa is comprehensive, well written and suitable for both amateurs and researchers."―Janet Hughes, Penn State, E-Streams, Vol. 5, No. 7 "At last, a book that covers the amphibians of all of central and southern Africa!Cited by: Reptiles and Amphibians of Southern Africa.

Out of Print. By: Warren Schmidt. pages, col photos Is the tiny Thread Snake really a worm. This book answers these and many other questions, revealing the habitats, diversity and reproduction of the reptiles and amphibians of the region.

Customer Reviews. Review this book. Southern Africa is home to a remarkably diverse and rich reptile fauna. 'A Guide to the Reptiles of Southern Africa' introduces the species currently described in the region, arranged into three main groups - snakes and lizards, crocodiles, and shelled reptiles.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rose, Walter, Reptiles and amphibians of southern Africa. [Cape Town] Maskew Miller, (OCoLC) Southern Africa is home to a remarkably diverse and rich reptile fauna, which is presented in this book in a lively and accessible way.

A Guide to the Reptiles of Southern Africa introduces the species currently described in the region and presents interesting insight on reptile identification and diversity, distribution patterns, and biology and behaviour/5(13). The African bullfrog is a large frog found in southern Africa.

It lives in a variety of habitats, including savannas, shrublands, marshes and farmland. The African bullfrog is a voracious predator, and will eat a variety of species, including insects, small mammals and reptiles, and other amphibians – including African bullfrog tadpoles.

Online shopping for Reptiles & Amphibians from a great selection at Books Store. Amphibians of Central and Southern Africa (Comstock Books) 6. The Book of Frogs: A life-size guide to six hundred species from around the world (Book Of Series) /5. Southern Africa is home to a remarkably diverse and rich reptile fauna, which is presented in this book in a lively and accessible way.

A Guide to the Reptiles of Southern Africa introduces the species currently described in the region and presents interesting insight on reptile identification and diversity, distribution patterns, and. Amphibians of Africa has 5, members. This group is about the frogs and toads of Africa.

Post your photos and ask questions. We encourage all group. This is an excerpt from the guide Reptiles & Amphibians of Southern Africa, by Warren Schmidt.

Title: Reptiles & Amphibians of Southern Africa Author: Warren Schmidt Publisher: Struik Publishers Cape Town, South Africa ISBN / ISBN Softcover, 13 x 18 cm, pages, throughout colour photos. Field Guide to the Frogs & other Amphibians of Africa, is the first comprehensive guide to amphibian species on the African new guide details species – frogs, 23 caecilians and four salamanders.

It includes an introduction that offers tips on handling and identifying amphibians, and an illustrated guide to each species group, which serves as the first step towards.

Image Common Name(s) Scientific name Distribution Notes African spurred tortoise or Sulcata tortoise: Centrochelys sulcata: southern edge of the Sahara Desert: Third largest species of tortoise in the world; the largest non-island species. Buy A Guide to the Reptiles of Southern Africa 1 by Alexander, Graham, Marais, Johan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(15). South Africa is world famous for its flora and fauna, and widely known for the Kruger National Park, among other conservation areas.

South Africa is currently the 27th country in the world regarding amphibian species richness, and is the fifth such country in its bio-geographical territory after Madagascar, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Cameroon, and Tanzania. Southern Africa is home to a remarkably diverse and rich reptile fauna, which is presented in this book in a lively and accessible way.

A Guide to the Reptiles of Southern Africa introduces the species currently described in the region and presents interesting insight on reptile identification and diversity, distribution patterns, and biology and behaviour.

The Field Guide to Snakes and other Reptiles of Southern Africa was published a decade ago as a comprehensive guide to the region's reptile species. Since then herpetological studies in southern Africa have undergone a renaissance and in the last 10 years more than 83 new reptile species have been discovered - at a phenomenal rate of a new.

Southern Africa is home to a remarkably diverse and rich reptile fauna, which is presented in this book in a lively and accessible way. A Guide to the Reptiles of Southern Africa introduces the species currently described in the region and presents interesting insight on reptile identification and diversity, distribution patterns, and biology and : Penguin Random House South Africa.

Buy Wildlife: Reptiles & Amphibians at WHSmith. We have a great range of Wildlife: Reptiles & Amphibians from top brands. Delivery is free on all UK orders over £. Reptiles & Amphibians: Species in Full Color is an excellent science book to have in a classroom science corner for the children to look at all the different animals.

It gives them a chance to see pictures of reptiles and amphibians that are not in the area of your school to /5. : The Reptiles and Amphibians of Southern Africa.: pp., index.

Revised and Enlarged Edition. Good condition, Cloth good, pages lightly browned with age. No stamps or other marks. Good binding, tight. Dust jacket with minor chipping in mylar protector. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" -. “With increasing public concern for the environment, and the emergence of the ‘citizen scientist’, interest in less fashionable wildlife such as reptiles and amphibians has increased,” writes herpetologist Bill Branch in his new book Pocket Guide Snakes and Other Reptiles of Southern this helpful, easy and up-to-date guide is just what you need to spot, identify and treasure.