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Snakes and Other Lizards
William (Bill) E Magnusson
ISBN: 978-1-946898-49-4
6.3 x 9.1 inches, 390pp, PDF: $150
Published Date: April, 2019
To order hard copies, please contact book@openscienceonline.com
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.
The Full Book PDF PDF
Front Matter PDF
Chapter 1 Child’s Play PDF
Chapter 2 Sydney Reptiles PDF
Chapter 3 Highlands and Islands PDF
Chapter 4 Lessons from Captive Reptiles PDF
Chapter 5 Tropical Lizards PDF
Chapter 6 The Snake in the Toy Box PDF
Chapter 7 From Gods to Zoos PDF
Chapter 8 A New World PDF
Chapter 9 Big Rivers, Big Snakes and Tall Tales PDF
Chapter 10 Watching Lizards in the Savanna PDF
Chapter 11 Eureka! We Got It All Wrong PDF
Chapter 12 Back to Alter do Chão PDF
Chapter 13 Wrong Again PDF
Chapter 14 More Islands PDF
Chapter 15 Where Are They? PDF
Chapter 16 Wave to Your Friends PDF
Chapter 17 Two Books PDF
Chapter 18 The Future PDF
Back Matter PDF
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).
Young professional biologists and amateur herpetologists interested in the study of snakes and lizards
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