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A Naturalist's Guide to Dangerous Creatures of Australia 2/e


A Naturalist’s Guide to the Dangerous Creatures of Australia is an easy-to-use introductory photographic guide to 280 species of dangerous creature commonly encountered in Australia. The species include terrestrial and aquatic invertebrates, fishes, amphibians, snakes and other reptiles, birds and mammals. High quality photographs are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat, as well as the level of danger. The user-friendly introduction covers the geography and climate of Australia, types of habitats, and details of orders and families. The fully updated second edition includes many new photographs and updated taxonomy.

Scott Eipper is a herpetological consultant, author and wildlife photographer who works with his wife, Tie, in their business Nature 4 You. As part of his role, Scott conducts wildlife surveys, snake management training, emergency removals and educational displays. He has written eight books, and numerous papers and articles on Australian herpetofauna.

Peter Rowland is a nature conservationist and educator, who worked at the Australian Natural History Museum for a period spanning 20 years. Peter has a comprehensive knowledge of Australian fauna and flora, and has written and contributed to 15 books and several scientific papers on the wildlife of Australasia. In 1999, Peter received a Whitley Award from the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales.

* Fully revised 2nd edition, with updated taxonomy and many new photographs.
* 280 species described and illustrated.
* Toxicity level for each species listed.
* Previous Edition ISBN 9781912081608

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