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West African snakes

George Soper Cansdale

West African snakes

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Published by Longmans in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, West
    • Subjects:
    • Serpents -- Africa, West

    • Edition Notes

      StatementG.S. Cansdale ; illustrated by John Norris Wood.
      SeriesWest African nature handbooks
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL666.O6 C25
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 74 p., [15] p. of color plates :
      Number of Pages74
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5973791M
      LC Control Number65087090
      OCLC/WorldCa1736704

      About this Item: Longmans , 6+74 pages, drawings, 15 coloured plates: a West African Nature Handbook; hardback, glossy laminated limp covers in full colour, vg isbn X west africa african snakes nigeria ghana african reptiles snakes. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller 3. Welcome to Snakes of Central and Western Africa, a multi-access key for the identification of West and Central African snake genera. This key is designed to aid in snake identifications made using the book Snakes of Central and Western Africa by Jean-Philippe Chippaux and Kate Jackson, but can be used independently in order to identify Western and Central African snakes to the genus level. Buy West African Snakes. on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cansdale, George Soper. West African snakes. London: Longmans, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book.

      One of my favorite colubrids, the West African File snake is a mid-sized Colubrid from Africa, typically ranging from 3 to 4 feet. They have a triangular body shape, with gapped, heavily keeled scales, giving them a file-like feel (hence the name "file snake") They typically eat small reptiles, but transition fairly well to rodents in captivity. West African Snakes (West African Nature Handbooks) Hardcover – January 1, by George Cansdale (Author) See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover, Import, Price: $ The western green mamba (Dendroaspis viridis), also known as the West African green mamba or Hallowell's green mamba, is a long, thin, and highly venomous snake of the mamba genus, species was first described in by the American herpetologist Edward western green mamba is a fairly large and predominantly arboreal species, capable of Family: Elapidae. West-Central Africa is, herpetologically, a little known region of the world, although the herp biodiversity there is high. My friend Kate Jackson is one of the few herpetologists to have worked in the region, which you can read all about in her book Mean and Lowly Things. Recently I learned that, in the course of her fieldwork in the Congo, Kate was the first person to photograph a live Author: Andrew Durso.

      Buy West African snakes by George Cansdale online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ West African Bush Viper (Atheris chlorechis) Feeding 3/18/12 BY: Shawn Caswell. Jump to. 5, Followers Book. Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw 3, Followers Movie. Snake In Wild. Pages Interest Snakes Videos West African Bush Viper. Snakes Secured By the Snyder East African Expedition in Kenya Colony and Tanganyika Territory. by Bogert, C. M. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The book concludes with a comprehensive index and a list of nearly references. Snakes of Central and Western Africa illuminates a previously little-known part of the natural world, provides vital information that could save many lives, and will make an excellent addition to any herpetology library.


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The West African carpet. The western green mamba (Dendroaspis viridis), also known as the West African green mamba or Hallowell's green mamba, is a long, thin, and highly venomous snake of the mamba genus, species was first described in by the American herpetologist Edward western West African snakes book mamba is a fairly large and predominantly arboreal species, capable of Family: Elapidae.

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A Top 10 List of Africa's Most Dangerous Snakes. Welcome to Snakes of Central and Western Africa, a multi-access key for the identification of West and Central African snake genera. This key is designed to aid West African snakes book snake identifications made using the West African snakes book Snakes of Central and Western Africa by Jean-Philippe Chippaux and Kate Jackson, but can be used independently in order West African snakes book identify Western West African snakes book Central African snakes to the genus level.

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Map indicating the distribution of the Common File Snake in Southern Africa. This docile, inoffensive snake is active at night when it hunts for prey, especially snakes. It is completely harmless yet eats venomous snakes like the Black Mamba and Puff Adder.

Venomous Snakes of Liberia and West Africa: Name & Pictures: Description: Western Bush Viper. Common Name: Western Bush Viper, West African Bush Viper; Green Bush Viper.

Scientific Name: Atheris chlorerchis - Atheris chlorechis is found in the forests of West Africa from Guinea east to Gabon. Menu. Courses. Upcoming Public Courses. Snake Awareness & Handling – Western Cape – 16 May ; Snake Handling Bootcamp – Western Cape – 17 May One of my favorite colubrids, the West African File snake is a mid-sized Colubrid from Africa, typically ranging from 3 to 4 feet.

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