Cape Town: Struik Publishers, 2006. Small octavo, paperback, colour photographs.
What is the difference between a crocodile and an alligator? Can tortoises predict rain? Is the tiny Thread Snake a snake or a worm? This book answers these and other questions about the curious creatures that are the reptiles and amphibians of southern Africa. An easy and fascinating read, "Curious Creatures: Reptiles & Amphibians of Southern Africa" reveals the habitat, diversity, reproduction, and diet of these creatures. For those taking a brief herpetological dip in the pages there are many curious and fascinating facts highlighted in information panels and "Did you know?" boxes.
Price: $25.00 AU