Anecdotes and Biographies

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Singing The Turtles To Sea: The Comcaac (Seri) Art and Science of Reptiles

Singing The Turtles To Sea: The Comcaac (Seri) Art and Science of Reptilesdetails how the Comcaac, or Seri Indians, are a native people living in the biologically rich desert of Sonora, Mexico. Reptiles of all kinds including lizards, crocodiles, snakes, and turtles play a large role in Seri culture.


Herpetological History of the Zoo and Aquarium World

James Murphy follows the history of herpetology in the zoo and aquarium industry.


Rattlesnake Adventures: Hunting With the Oldtimers

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.


Snakes Alive! Snake Experts and Antidote Sellers of Australia

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.


Snakes and Their Ways

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.


Stolen World: A Tale of Reptiles, Smugglers, and Skulduggery

Jennie Smith's explosive new title, exposing the escapades of some of the biggest players in international herpetoculture!


The Venomous Reptiles of the Western Hemisphere

An essential addition to any herpetologists library. This two-volume set is among the best herpetological books currently available.


Adventures in Green Python Country

A compelling tale of Switak time collecting green pythons in the heart of Papua New Guinea in the 1970's.


Islands and the Sea: Essays on Herpetological Exploration in the West Indies

A collection of stories from herpetologists working and living in the West Indies.


Texas Rattlesnake Tales

Authored by a proponent of rattlesnake roundups, this title features an insight into this cruel and unsustainable practice.


Snakebit: Confessions of a Herpetologist

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

Texas Rattlesnake Roundups look at rattlesnake roundups in Texas.


A Life for Reptiles and Amphibians: Volume One

Life for Reptiles and Amphibians: Volume One features 55 interviews with herpetologists from all over the world.


The Hawkesbury Herpetologist: Retrospective

An insight into one of Australia's most enduring herpetological society publications


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