Snakes & Snakebite in Southern Africa (Paperback)

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This third edition of the popular, practical Snakes and Snakebite in Southern Africa has been updated with the latest information on snake identification, behavior, habitats and venom. Symptoms and the treatment of snakebites are clearly described and easy-to-follow advice is given on first-aid measures in case of a bite.

Richly illustrated with full-color photographs that are accompanied by succinct text, distribution maps and simple icons, this is an essential guide to identifying both dangerous and harmless snakes commonly encountered in the region. The introduction debunks popular myths, gives tips on avoiding snakebites in the field, and explains various snake behaviors. It also gives a comprehensive overview of venom and antivenom.

Handy and user-friendly, Snakes and Snakebite in Southern Africa will prove invaluable to all those with outdoor interests.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781775848912
ISBN-10: 1775848914
Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa
Publication Date: June 30th, 2024
Pages: 136
Language: English