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Dangerous snakes of Australia

Peter Mirtschin

Dangerous snakes of Australia

by Peter Mirtschin

  • 110 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Landsdowne Pub., Distributed by Herron Books in Sydney, NSW, [Queensland] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Poisonous snakes -- Australia -- Identification.,
    • Snakebites -- Treatment -- Australia.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-204) and index.

      StatementPeter Mirtschin, Richard Davis.
      ContributionsDavis, Richard, 1944-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL666.O6 M663 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination208 p. :
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL617580M
      ISBN 100725408200
      LC Control Number96215503

      Found: in an arc along the east coast from northern New South Wales to Brisbane and northern Western Australia. They are fond of sugarcane fields. Coastal taipans are equipped with the longest fangs of any Australian snake (13mm), and have the Followers: Found: in an arc along the east coast from northern New South Wales to Brisbane and northern Western Australia. They are fond of sugarcane fields. Coastal taipans are equipped with the longest fangs of any Australian snake (13mm), and have the third most toxic venom of any land snakes.

      Australia has solid-toothed non-venomous species (pythons, blind snakes, file snakes) and rear-fanged venomous snakes (like the brown tree snake and the mangrove snakes). However, the most dangerous Australian snakes belong to the front-fanged group, which includes the Taipan, Tiger, Brown, Death Adder, Mulga and a few species of sea snake. Regardless of how you feel about snakes, hopefully this book will help you to appreciate them. Western Australia is blessed with a great variety of snakes, from tiny worm-like snakes to olive pythons more than five metres long. Around snake species occur in WA, with around 35 species confined to the state. Author: David Pearson.

      Australia's Dangerous Snakes 72 26/07/ 5 – T HE DA N GER OU S SN AKES DES C RIBED 73 and one of these (Acanthophis rugosus) has received.   The Dangerous Snakes of Australia and Where to Find Them! Guest Post from Lisa Stacey. From the red-backed spider to the red-bellied black snake, Australia is renowned for its creepy crawlies and its exotic species that could most definitely end your life if you stepped in the wrong place.


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Australia’s Dangerous Snakes is a well written, valuable addition to the library for anyone working with venomous snakes. It provides a lot of new information, is well laid out and is an up-to-date summary of Australian dangerous snakes." Scott Elpper, The Victorian Naturalist (1), February Author: Peter Mirtschin, Arne Rasmussen, Scott Weinstein.

Australia’s Dangerous Snakes examines the biology, natural history, venom properties, and bite treatment of medically-important, venomous marine and terrestrial snakes. It contains comprehensive identification profiles for each species, supported by keys and photographs.

In addition to their medical importance, the Dangerous snakes of Australia book roles of these snakes and the threats 5/5(1). Australia’s venomous snakes are widely viewed as the world’s most deadly and are regarded with cautious curiosity, fascination and, regrettably, fear.

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Australia. Field guides. Some snakes also belong to the group of poisonous, dangerous animals in Australia. The Inland Taipan, the most poisonous snake, is to be found in the eastern desert regions.

Brown Snakes live on the east coast and have led to most deaths on this continent. Australia’s Dangerous Snakes will provide hours of rewarding reading and valuable information for anyone interested in Australia’s unique wildlife and natural history, and it will be an essential reference for herpetologists, toxinologists, physicians, zoo personnel, and private snake : Peter Mirtschin.

Colour photos of all Australia's dangerous snakes are in this book, together with concise and helpful descriptions of the snakes and where they are likely to be found. CONTENTS: Introduction. Snake Bite and its Symptoms.

First Aid for Snake Bite. Antivenom and its Administration. Identification. The Dangerous Species. Suspect Rating: % positive. AUSTRALIA IS INFAMOUS FOR its dangerous animals. With more deadly snakes than any other country worldwide, it isn’t surprising.

Though sharks, spiders, and snakes get the majority of bad press, it is actually an awesome array of predators and venomous critters that have earned Australia its fearsome reputation.

Of the 3, snake species, there are around venomous snake species in the world. This is an overview of the snakes that pose a significant health risk to humans, through snakebites or other physical trauma.

The varieties of snakes that most often cause serious snakebites depend on the region of the world. In Africa, the most dangerous.

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Australia’s venomous snakes are widely viewed as the world’s most deadly and are regarded with cautious curiosity, fascination, and, regrettably, fear. Australia’s Dangerous Snakes examines the biology, natural history, venom properties, and bite treatment of medically important venomous marine and terrestrial snakes.

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This guide will help you identify all of them - from dangerous land and sea snakes to the pythons, snakes found in tidal mangrove swamps and freshwater creeks. Also includes a section on treatment of snake bite and first aid.

First. The saw-scaled viper (Echis carinatus) may be the deadliest of all snakes, since scientists believe it to be responsible for more human deaths than all other snake species combined.

Its venom, however, is lethal in less than 10 percent of untreated victims, but the snake’s aggressiveness means it bites early and often. Australia's Dangerous Snakes will provide hours of rewarding reading and valuable information for anyone interested in Australia's unique wildlife and natural history, and will be an essential reference for herpetologists, toxinologists, physicians, zoo personnel and private snake collectors.

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Australia’s venomous snakes are widely viewed as the world’s most deadly and are regarded with cautious curiosity, fascination and, regrettably, fear. Australia’s Dangerous Snakes examines the biology, natural history, venom properties and bite treatment of medically important venomous marine and terrestrial snakes.

Australia’s venomous snakes are widely viewed as the world’s most deadly and are regarded with cautious curiosity, fascination and, regrettably, fear. Australia’s Dangerous Snakes examines the biology, natural history, venom properties and bite treatment of medically important venomous marine and terrestrial snakes.

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