Pocket Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of East Africa (Pocket Guide) Paperback – 16 May 2006
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"Portable, user-friendly and relatively inexpensive, Pocket Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of East Africa is an indispensable field companion for anyone who may be interested in learning more about East Africa's herpetofauna." SWARA (April-June 2006) "...this invaluable book will doubtless also spawn exciting new discoveries." SWARA (April-June 2006) "For anyone with a general interest in wildlife, a comprehensible, portable, and fairly comprehensive field guide is a must. This pocket guide fulfils these criteria." Scottish Bird News (September 2006)
About the Author
The authors are all herpetologists with a particular interest in the reptiles of East Africa. Together, they wrote A Field Guide to the Reptiles of East Africa (A&C Black) and individually have written many key papers on the reptiles and amphibians of the region.
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One small quibble is that it shows some inconsistency in its quantifying of the venom threat in the snakes. It is not always clear whether a snake is not venomous at all or merely not particularly harmful. As far as I can tell, all those that are seriously dangerous are clearly indicated, though.
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