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Snakes of Western Australia

G. M. Storr

Snakes of Western Australia

by G. M. Storr

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Published by Western Australian Museum in Perth, W.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Western Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Snakes -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Identification.,
    • Reptiles -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Identification.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 290-304) and indexes.

      StatementG.M. Storr, L.A. Smith, and R.E. Johnstone.
      GenreIdentification.
      ContributionsSmith, L. A. 1944-, Johnstone, R. E.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL666.O6 S876 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 309 p. :
      Number of Pages309
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3731292M
      ISBN 100730712958
      LC Control Number2003386938
      OCLC/WorldCa50470978

        Spectacular Snakes of Australia showcases these beautiful creatures which play such an important part in our biodiversity. It portrays most of the species found in Australia, such as tiger snakes, copperheads, brown snakes, death adders and sea snakes, up close and personal. It also includes some unique photographs, such as the hatching of scrub pythons, . Well. Australia has 14 of the 15 most poisonous snakes in the world - the Indian cobra is number 7 (based on the number of mice that can be killed with the average amount of venom per bite - mice LD 50). In the Perth area the Dugite (No 10), the m.

      #N#The Woma Python has an orange head and a light tan coloured body with darker bands. According to the book "Pythons of Australia", by Brian Kend, Womas from Western Australia and the Northern Territory tend to have a cream to yellow background with Click to continue> #N#D'alberti's Python. (Leiopython albertisii) #N#Click to continue>. He and I got together around the end of with the sole purpose of creating an e-book for my readers so that they can have a better understanding of snakes in Australia and how to live with them. It’s been hard work; I wrote around words for the intro and then went to have a .

        A western brown snake. Credit: Adam Brice Mr Smartt said people living near lakes or wetlands could also expect tiger snakes, while death adders were found in the Perth Hills and mulga snakes and. The best-known Australian python is the carpet snake (pictured to right), found in a variety of habitats from rainforest to semi-arid woodlands, across the northern and eastern parts of Australia, as well as southwestern Australia and also New Guinea.


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