James Murphy follows the history of herpetology in the zoo and aquarium industry.
A brilliant book full of excepts from previous publications that have been out of print for 75+ years. It provides the reader with stories of famous 'old' American herpetologists, such as Raymond Ditmars and Carl Kauffeld, as they search for Rattlesnakes.
An addicting title on the many characters who risked (and often lost) their lives demonstrating snakes and 'proving' antidotes on Australia's fairground circuit in the first half of the 1900's.
Originally written around 75 years ago, Snakes and Their Ways provides information on the appearance, habitats and habits of American snakes. It also goes into great detail with regards to addressing and dispelling myths purported by religion and folklore.
Jennie Smith's explosive new title, exposing the escapades of some of the biggest players in international herpetoculture!
An essential addition to any herpetologists library. This two-volume set is among the best herpetological books currently available.
A compelling tale of Switak time collecting green pythons in the heart of Papua New Guinea in the 1970's.
A collection of stories from herpetologists working and living in the West Indies.
Authored by a proponent of rattlesnake roundups, this title features an insight into this cruel and unsustainable practice.
Snakebit traces the author's journey from a childhood fascination with snakes, through academic flirtation, to professional association with some of the world's greatest herpetologists.
Texas Rattlesnake Roundups look at rattlesnake roundups in Texas.