Venomous Snakes of Asia is the 14th edition in the Terralog series. It is a presentation of the venomous snakes of Asia, and portrays about 165 species from the families Elapidae and Viperidae, and covers a geographical range from Pakistan to China and Japan to Indonesia. Besides species that are illustrated in colour photographs for the first time, this volume also contains photographs of a variety of undescribed forms. Latest taxonomic information on the systematics of the Tropidolaemus wagleri-complex is provided. Every photograph is accompanied by a symbol-based overview of the individual species terrarium requirements. Information on natural habitats and dietary preferences will contribute to their successful keeping and breeding in captivity.
More than 520 colour photos makes Terralog an illustrated reference guide for scientists as well as terrarium keepers. At the same time, it is a unique synopsis of the diversity of Asian venomous snakes that will excite and electrify everybody with an interest in these beautiful and colorful snakes. It is also an ideal field guide with lots of maps.
Gernot Vogel. Hardcover. 2006. 148 pages. ISBN - 9783936027938