A guide to the reptiles of Southern Africa.
Cape Town: Struik Publishers, 2008.
Octavo, paperback, 408 pp. illustrations, colour photographs, maps.
This title is intended as a companion volume to A complete guide to the snakes of Southern Africa [see stock id 19699]. It features the 516 reptile species for the subregion (27 tortoises, 337 lizards, 151 snakes and one crocodile). This book covers the distribution patterns of southern African reptiles; the diversity of reptiles; the biology of reptiles; behaviour; finding and observing reptiles; and snakebite.