Keeping and Breeding Australian Pythons is the first of Mike Swan's husbandry and breeding guides to Australian reptiles. Mike has gone to great lengths to secure some of Australian's most experienced python breeders to compile this essential guide to breeding some of the worlds most beautiful snakes. Authors include - Kieran Aland, Brian Barnett, Rob Browne-Cooper, Greg Fyfe, Glen Gaikhorst, Russel Grant, Chris Hay, Geoff Heard, Adrian Hemens, Peter Krauss, Dr. David Pearson, Dr. Franciscus Scheelings, Neil Sonnemann, Brad Walker and John Weigel.
Comprised of more than 350 pages, this book covers housing, sexing, cycling, pairing, breeding, incubation, raising young, diseases and mutations/morphs. There is also information on behaviours, as well as details on the natural habitat of the individual species.
The knowledge surrounding the captive husbandry and breeding of Australian pythons has grown exponentially in the last 15 years, and this is the first book to harness this recent knowledge and make it available to the general public. A must have for anybody with an interest in breeding Australian Pythons.
Michael Swan. 338 pages. 2007. Softcover. 9780980366709