Australasian Elapids

Husbandry, Captive Care and Ecology
EIPPER, S., EIPPER, T.:
Australasian Elapids
Husbandry, Captive Care and Ecology
Artikelnr.
CH0000178
ISBN
978-3-899733-52-5
78,00 €
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Scott and Tyese Eipper have had extensive experience with these challenging snakes — finding them, catching them, keeping them in captivity and breeding them. Add to this knowledge their outstanding photographic skills and we have here a comprehensive, authoritative, and beautifully illustrated volume that provides all the critical information needed for the successful maintenance. Dr. HAL COGGER.

Frankfurt am Main 10. September 2022, geb., 576 Seiten, 1028 Abb., 71 Karten. This book is a benchmark for all forthcoming books, not only on venomous snakes, but snakes in general. The width and depth of information presented is unrivaled. The combination of first-hand knowledge on the ecology, result of long time studies in the nature, and keeping and breeding is outstanding. Scott and Tyese Eipper have had extensive experience with these challenging snakes — finding them, catching them, keeping them in captivity and breeding them. Add to this knowledge their outstanding photographic skills and we have here a comprehensive, author-itative, and beautifully illustrated volume that provides all the critical information needed for the successful maintenance in captivity of the great variety of elapid snakes found in the Australian region. Dr. HAL COGGER.

The book starts  with a forword by Dr. Cogger, succeeded by the following sections, each with numerous sub-chapters:

Introduction, Recreational private keeping, Social behaviour, Habits and characteristics, Sloughing, Specimen and species selection, Hygiene, Quarantine, Record keeping, Handling, Transportation and freight, Legal requirements, Venomous room/building design, Security, Housing, Indoor enclosures, Outdoor enclosures, Temperature and thermoregulation, Lighting, Ultraviolet lighting, Ventilation and air exchange, Humidity, Cage furnishings, Foods and feeding, Reproduction and breeding, Snake venom and snakebite, Snakebite protocols, Common ailments and disease.

The species accounts show Acanthophis antarcticus, Acanthophis ceramensis, Acanthophis cryptamydros, Acanthophis hawkei, Acanthophis laevis, Acanthophis praelongus, Acanthophis pyrrhus, Acanthophis rugosus, Acanthophis wellsei, Austrelaps labialis, Austrelaps ramsayi, Austrelaps superbus, Brachyurophis australis, Cacophis harriettae, Cacophis krefftii, Cacophis squamulosus, Cryptophis boschmai, Cryptophis nigrescens, Cryptophis pallidiceps, Demansia papuensis, Demansia psammophis, Demansia reticulata cupreiceps, Demansia vestigiata, Denisonia devisi, Drysdalia coronoides, Echiopsis curta, Furina diadema, Furina ornata, Glyphodon tristis, Hemiaspis signata, Hoplocephalus bitorquatus, Hoplocephalus bungaroides, Hoplocephalus stephensii, Micropechis ikaheca, Notechis scutatus scutatus, Notechis scutatus ater, Notechis scutatus humphreysi, Notechis scutatus niger, Notechis scutatus occidentalis, Notechis scutatus serventyi, Oxyuranus microlepidotus, Oxyuranus scutellatus scutellatus, Oxyuranus scutellatus canni, Oxyuranus temporalis, Paroplocephalus atriceps, Pseudechis australis, Pseudechis butleri, Pseudechis colletti, Pseudechis guttatus, Pseudechis pailsei, Pseudechis papuanus, Pseudechis porphyriacus, Pseudechis rossignolii, Pseudechis wei-geli, Pseudonaja affinis, Pseudonaja aspidorhyncha, Pseudonaja guttata, Pseudechis inframacula, Pseudona-ja ingrami, Pseudonaja mengdeni, Pseudonaja modesta, Pseudonaja nuchalis, Pseudonaja textilis, Suta dwy-eri, Suta fasciata, Suta flagellum, Suta nigriceps, Suta punctata, Suta suta, Tropidechis carinatus, Vermicella annulata. Following these accounts the reader finds a glossary, bibliography and an appendix with climate charts.

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Autor EIPPER, S., EIPPER, T.:
ISBN 978-3-899733-52-5
Sprache Englisch