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A Naturalist's Guide to the Dangerous Creatures of Australia

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This easy-to-use identification guide to the 280 species of dangerous creature most commonly seen in Australia is perfect for resident and visitor alike.

High quality photographs from Australia's top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers the geography and climate of Australia, types of habitat, and details of orders and families. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the dangerous creatures of Australia encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific name, and its global IUCN status as at 2015.

Book Features:

  • One of the most the most dangerous places for humans to live on earth, Australia is home to a variety of creatures that can severely injure humans on land and in the water.
  • From the giant saltwater crocodile and great white shark to the tiny red-backed spider and dozens of poisonous snakes, travellers and residents alike now have a handy pocket reference that covers the creatures to watch out for.
  • This beautifully illustrated guide highlights 280 dangerous species and includes detailed species descriptions, nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat.
  • The next title in an established and highly successful series.
  • Lead author Peter Rowland worked at the Australian Museum in Sydney
Product Overview
Product No9781912081608
Weight (g)270 g
AuthorPeter Rowland, Scott Eipper
PublisherJohn Beaufoy Publishing Ltd
Edition Date2018
Pages176
Size180 x 128 x 13mm
FormatPaperback
ISBN9781912081608
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

This easy-to-use identification guide to the 280 species of dangerous creature most commonly seen in Australia is perfect for resident and visitor alike.

High quality photographs from Australia's top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers the geography and climate of Australia, types of habitat, and details of orders and families. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the dangerous creatures of Australia encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific name, and its global IUCN status as at 2015.

Book Features:

  • One of the most the most dangerous places for humans to live on earth, Australia is home to a variety of creatures that can severely injure humans on land and in the water.
  • From the giant saltwater crocodile and great white shark to the tiny red-backed spider and dozens of poisonous snakes, travellers and residents alike now have a handy pocket reference that covers the creatures to watch out for.
  • This beautifully illustrated guide highlights 280 dangerous species and includes detailed species descriptions, nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat.
  • The next title in an established and highly successful series.
  • Lead author Peter Rowland worked at the Australian Museum in Sydney
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