Snake-Bitten: Eric Worrell and the Australian Reptile Park is based on extensive interviews with park staff and supporters, this intriguing biography traces the life of Eric Worrell, the original reptile man and naturalist who established the Australian Reptile Park in New South Wales. Depicting Worrell’s larger-than-life personality and his pioneer work with snake anti-venins, this inspiring story shows how the herpetologist began his career in wildlife tourism, conservation, education, and research. Containing detailed accounts of the collection of various reptiles kept at the iconic tourist attraction, this record is an essential read for nature enthusiasts.
Kevin Markwell and Nancy Cushing. 240 pages. 2010. Softcover. ISBN - 9781742232324