Keeping And Breeding Snakes by Chris Mattison

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A fully revised edition of the classic book on snake care! Featuring the most up-to-date equipment, expanded facts on feeding, and newly written species accounts, along with 70 full-color photographs and updated diagrams, this guide provides all the essentials that every snake-keeper should know. * Set the correct degree of temperature, humidity, and light for your snake to thrive--it not only wants to be warm, it needs to be. * Fix up a cage in ways that make snakes feel comfortable and secure. * Keep your snake healthy with valuable advice on disease prevention, covering overhandling; the introduction of wild species into a cage; bacterial, viral, and parasite infections; and other miscellaneous problems. * Mate and breed snakes--even incubate eggs. Plus--special information on selective breeding. * Full species accounts include boas, pythons, colubrid, venomous, and small snakes. You'll turn to this handbook again and again! 224 pages, 95 color illus., 6 x 9.

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Chris Mattison is a zoologist and the author of 15 books on reptiles and amphibians. He lives in England.
Published March 1, 1989 by Blandford Pr. 183 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Science & Math, Nature & Wildlife. Non-fiction

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