Australia’s Dangerous Snakes examines the biology, natural history, venom properties and bite treatment of medically important venomous marine and terrestrial snakes. It contains comprehensive identification profiles for each species, supported by keys and photographs. In addition to their medical importance, the environmental roles of these snakes and the threats that are causing the decline of many of these reptiles are discussed. Drawing on the authors’ experience in the fields of herpetology, toxinology and clinical medicine, this book stimulates respect and admiration and dispels fear of Australia’s fascinating snakes.Australia’s Dangerous Snakes will provide hours of rewarding reading and valuable information for anyone interested in Australia’s unique wildlife and natural history, and will be an essential reference for herpetologists, toxinologists, physicians, zoo personnel and private snake collectors. Peter Mirtschin, Arne Rasmussen and Scott Weinstein. 2017 432 pages. Hardcover. ISBN - 9780643106734 PRE-ORDER NOW FOR SIGNED COPIES LATE NOVEMBER 2017. Copies will be personally signed to you by both Peter Mirtschin and Scott Weinstein at no extra charge if pre-ordered.