Venomous Snakes of Australia and Oceania is the 18th volume of the highly esteemed Terralog series. It portrays all of the 140 taxa currently recognised or under description of the family Elapidae, several of them with colour variations. A few of these species are depicted in a book for the first time. The newest systematics is introduced. Controversial taxonomic issues are being discussed in the introduction. Every photograph is accompanied by a symbol-based overview of the individual species’ biology and terrarium requirements. Information on natural habitats and dietary preferences will contribute to their successful keeping and breeding in captivity. More than 650 colour photographs render TERRALOG an illustrated reference for scientists as well as terrarium keepers. At the same time, it is an unique synopsis of the diversity of colours and morphs of the venomous snakes of Australia and Oceania that will thrill everybody with an interest in these snakes.
PRE-ORDER NOW FOR COPIES SIGNED BY LUKE ALLEN. EXPECTED ARRIVAL NOVEMBER 2019.Luke Allen and Gernot Vogel. 2019. Hardcover. ISBN - 9783899733686.