n African Journal of Herpetology - A Complete Guide to the Snakes of Southern Africa, second edition, by Johan Marais : book review

Volume 53, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 2156-4574
  • E-ISSN: 2153-3660
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Extracted from text ... Book review A Complete Guide to the Snakes of Southern Africa, Second Edition. By Johan Marais. 2004. 312 pp., approx. 400 colour photographs. Struik Publishers, Cape Town. ZAR 189.95 (Soft cover). ISBN 1 8 6872 932 X [also available in Afrikaans]. 201 African Journal of Herpetology, 2004 53(2): 201-202. One may ask, why yet another snake book? In comparison with the rest of the southern African herpetofauna, snakes certainly receive more than their fair share of coverage in popular and semi-popular books. This book is intended for a general, non-specialist audience and does indeed offer something that no other snake ..

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