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Snakes and Other Lizards
Author:
William (Bill) E Magnusson
ISBN: 978-1-946898-49-4
Introduction
Snakes and lizards evoke strong feelings in most people, but these feelings usually have little to do with how the animals live. It takes decades of experience to start to understand the intricacies of their behavior and it helps to have a more experienced guide. This book is about one man′s life long obsession with them.
Contents
Chapter 1. Child's Play  
Chapter 2. Sydney Reptiles  
Chapter 3. Highlands and Islands  
Chapter 4. Lessons from Captive Snakes  
Chapter 5. Tropical Reptiles  
Chapter 6. The Snake in the Toy Box  
Chapter 7. From Gods to Zoos  
Chapter 8. A New World  
Chapter 9. Big Rivers, Big Snakes and Tall Tales  
Chapter 10. Watching Lizards in the Savanna  
Chapter 11. Eureka, We Got It All Wrong  
Chapter 12. Back to Alter do Chão  
Chapter 13. Wrong Again  
Chapter 14. More Islands  
Chapter 15. Where Are They?  
Chapter 16. Wave to Your Friends  
Chapter 17. Two Books  
Chapter 18. The Future  
Notes  
Author(s)
William (Bill) E. Magnusson
William (Bill) E. Magnusson has studied reptiles for the past 40 years and is the author of more than 200 scientific publications on subjects ranging from statistics to biodiversity. Bill graduated from the University of Sydney in 1974 and carried out research in Arnhem Land for his Ph.D. thesis. He has been a researcher with the Brazilian National Institute for Research in the Amazon (INPA) since 1979, and now coordinates the National Institute for Science Technology and Innovation for Amazonian Biodiversity (INCT-CENBAM). Bill has been the major professor for over 60 post-graduate students, and lives with his wife and daughter in Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil. He has published many books, including The Eye of the Crocodile (http://www.openscienceonline.com/book/newreleases/978-1-941926-14-7) and The Fish and the Frogs (http://www.openscienceonline.com/book/newreleases/978-1-941926-83-3).
Readership
Young professional biologists and amateur herpetologists interested in the study of snakes and lizards
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