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A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia 5th Edition

By: Steve Wilson and Gerry Swan

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland Publishers, 2017

Edition: 5th Edition


A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia has been the most comprehensive field guide available for Australian reptiles since the first edition was published in 2003. As new species are discovered, known ranges extended and higher quality images become available, updated editions of the book have been written to reflect these changes. This fifth edition includes images, descriptions and maps for all 1,011 species of reptiles described up until the end of December 2016... View more info

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Amazing Facts About Australian Reptiles

By: Stephen Swanson

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, Pascal Press, 2008


This book is packed full of information and you'll be amazed at how much you learn about Australia's reptiles by dipping into the remarkable facts presented. Reptiles have a illustrious history, as within their ranks were the spectacular dinosaurs, flying pterosaurs and sea-going mosasaurs. Australia now has about 840 reptiles and new species are being discovered each year. Within these pages you will discover how reptiles developed over the years, adapting to the varyin... View more info

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An Introduction to Keeping and Breeding Australian Reptiles

By: Mike Swan and Damian Goodall

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Mike Swan Publishing, 2010


An Introduction to Keeping and Breeding Australian Reptiles is the perfect all-round introductory guide for newcomers to the reptile keeping hobby. It covers a huge range of basic reptile species, which makes it much more convenient than buying individual beginners guides to each species of basic reptile. It includes a skill level rating for each species, distribution maps, suggested enclosure sizes, egg incubation times, heating techniques and temperatures, lighting, ca... View more info

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Australian Snakes: A Natural History

By: Richard Shine

Price: $36.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland, 1998


This book is not a field guide: rather it is an insight into the biology and life history of snakes in and around Australia. It opens the door on an exciting and relatively new area of research. Dr Shine has pioneered much of this work himself and may be considered Australia's foremost authority on snakes. Although the foundations of this book are truly scientific, it has a light and easy style, peppered with amusing and occasionally alarming anecdotes. It is a book for ... View more info

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Dog Training and Tricks: The Guide to Raising and Showing a Well-Behaved Dog

By: Tammie Rogers

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Voyageur Press Inc, 2014


Whether your dog is a Snoopy or an Air Bud, this is your go-to guide for training them. Have you ever gone to the park and gazed enviously as the nearby yellow lab obediently followed his owner's commands? Have you endured the keen sting of public embarrassment as your Chihuahua deemed it appropriate to mark a stranger's leg? Or perhaps your dog is completely housetrained, but you're hoping to take it to the next level with some competition-worthy talents. If you nodded... View more info

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Field Guide to Australian Reptiles 2nd Edition Revised and Updated

By: Stephen Swanson

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, Pascal Press, 2012

Edition: 2nd Edition


This visually splendid, fact-packed Field Guide to Australian Reptiles is perfect for both amateur reptile enthusiasts and experienced herpetologists. More than 660 full-colour photographs depict reptile species that are most commonly encountered in Australia. Essential information on the diet, habitat and distribution range of more than 400 reptile species across all reptile families. Quick Find colour tag system and complete index of common and scientific names... View more info

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Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names

By: James A. Jobling

Price: $99.95

Publisher: UK, Christopher Helm, 2009


Many scientific bird names describe a bird's habits, habitat, distribution or plumage, while other birds are named after their discoverers or in honour of prominent ornithologists. This extraordinary work of reference lists the genus and species name for almost every species of bird in the world as well as information about its meaning and derivation. In the case of eponyms brief biographical details are provided for each of the personalities commemorated in the scientif... View more info

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Keeping and Breeding Australian Lizards

By: Edited by Mike Swan

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Australia, Mike Swan Publishing, 2008


Keeping and Breeding Australian Lizards, edited by Mike Swan. Authored by Kieran Aland (Dragons), Greg Fyfe (Skinks), Grant Husband and Matthew Bonnett (Monitors), John McGrath (Geckos) and Rob Porter (Flap-footed Lizards). Photographs, design and layout by Damian Goodall of Eye For Nature. From the team that brought you Keeping and Breeding Australian Pythons now comes Keeping and Breeding Australian Lizards. Mike Swan has enrolled the services of Australia's most well... View more info

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Keeping and Breeding Australian Pythons

By: Edited by Mike Swan

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, Mike Swan Publishing, 2007


Keeping and Breeding Australian Pythons is the first of Mike Swan's husbandry and breeding guides to Australian reptiles. Mike has gone to great lengths to secure some of Australian's most experienced python breeders to compile this essential guide to breeding some of the worlds most beautiful snakes. Authors include - Kieran Aland, Brian Barnett, Rob Browne-Cooper, Greg Fyfe, Glen Gaikhorst, Russel Grant, Chris Hay, Geoff Heard, Adrian Hemens, Peter Krauss, Dr. David Pe... View more info

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Living with Snakes and Other Reptiles

By: Simon Watharow

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, CSIRO Publishing, 2012


Can you tell if a snake is venomous by its colour? What is the real chance of being bitten by a snake? Can you really die in 30 seconds? Many of us have an instinctive fear of snakes and other reptiles. Over the last 200 years, we have built up a strong negative image of them, especially snakes. It is an image that has been reinforced by many fallacies and misconceptions. Living with Snakes and Other Reptiles provides a layperson's account of why these creatures behave t... View more info

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Lizards: A Wild Australia Guide

By: Stephen Swanson

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, Pascal Press, 2008


Australia is home to more than 840 species of reptiles that are contained within sixteen families - and we are still counting! Of these, the lizards are particularly interesting. This Steve Parish Wild Australia Guide offers an excellent insight into the lives of lizard species that live around Australia - how to identify them, how they behave, what they eat, where they live and how they breed. It puts the spotlight on geckoes, legless lizards, dragons, monitors and skin... View more info

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Snakes of Australia # Reed Concise Guide

By: Gerry Swan

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland Publishers, 2017


Reed Concise Guide Snakes of Australia, it is the ultimate keep-in-your-pocket guide to Australian snakes. It may be diminutive in size but it punches well above its weight in terms of usefulness, being packed with more than 180 images of all the species most likely to be encountered in Australia. For each of the 170 main species accounts there is at least one photograph for identification and a brief written account listing key ID features, range and habitat, food and b... View more info

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Snakes: A Wild Australia Guide

By: Stephen Swanson

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, Pascal Press, 2008


Australia is home to 191 snake species, and in no other region of the world are venomous snakes in such abundance. Australia's snakes can be encountered while scuba-diving on the Great Barrier Reef, hiking an alpine meadow in Tasmania's highlands or occasionally in a suburban garden. This Steve Parish Wild Australia Guide offers an excellent insight into the lives of snakes that live in Australia - how to identify them, how they behave, what they eat, where they live an... View more info

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Spotless Pets: Green solutions to stains and smells and cleaning up after your pets

By: Shannon Lush and Jennifer Fleming

Price: $19.99

Publisher: Australia, ABC Books, 2016


SPOTLESS PETS is an essential guide for anyone who owns a pet, from Australia's favourite domestic gurus. The messiest member of any household is often a pet! All that hair, all those unfortunate accidents ...SPOTLESS PETS helps you solve your pet stain dilemmas and saves you oodles of money at the same time. Using inexpensive and low-toxic remedies to every pet stain imaginable, there are chapters on dogs, cats, birds, fish, small animals, exotic animals. Not only is SP... View more info

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Storey's Guide to Raising Beef Cattle 3rd Edition

By: Heather Smith Thomas

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing, 2009

Edition: 3rd Edition


Whether you're raising one cow or a herd, this comprehensive guide shows you everything you need to know to successfully manage your beef cattle operation. Heather Smith Thomas stresses the importance of understanding bovine behaviour while covering breed selection, calving, feeding, housing, medical care, and humane slaughter practices. Along with in-depth information on raising grass-fed animals and dealing with toxic pasture plants, you'll also find advice on creating... View more info