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|Authors||Indraneil Das & Abhijit Das|
|Publisher||John Beaufoy Publishing|
|Size||180 x 128mm|
A photographic identification guide to the 280 reptile species most commonly seen in India (covering Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and the Maldives).
High-quality photographs from the region’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers climate and vegetation, snake-bite management and a glossary. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the reptiles of India encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific name, and IUCN status.
Indraneil Das received his DPhil from the University of Oxford, and is Professor at the Institute of Biodiversity and Environmental Conservation, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak. His main research interest focuses on the ecology and systematics of the amphibians and reptiles of South and Southeast Asia.
Abhijit Das received his PhD from Utkal University, Orissa and is a Scientist with the Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun. His research area includes the taxonomy, systematics and conservation biology of Indian reptiles and amphibians.