A Field Guide to The Snakes of Hong Kong Adam, Francis

A Field Guide to The Snakes of Hong Kong

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Hong Kong is home to more than 40 species of snake. This printed field guide provides an easy system for quick identification to help hikers, rural residents and wildlife enthusiasts alike, identify and learn to appreciate these fascinating animals. It is also made as a true field guide with a water proof PVC cover and the perfect size to fit in your pack or jacket pocket.

Included in this nearly 200 page book you will find:
      • An easy system for visually identifying snakes
      • Organized categories to help quickly confirm if a snake is venomous or not
      • ‘Quick Facts’ for a fast summary of important behavior and identification details
      • Scientific taxonomy
      • Detailed written summaries of each species
      • Information on venom composition and effects for all venomous species
      • Mistaken ID with visuals for each species
      • Photo galleries for each snake
      • Actual size reference photos for each snake
      • Habitat, general natural history and conservation information
      • Snake Bite Safety information
      • Snake ID checklist organized from easiest to most difficult to find species and more…

Author and photographer Adam Francis spent nearly three years locating and documenting the numerous snake species of Hong Kong in order to produce this guide based almost entirely on first hand experience, and as a result ensuring the quality and accuracy of the information provided. With hundreds of photographs and nearly 200 pages of content this field guide will provide the reader the ability to easily identify and learn more about the many snakes of Hong Kong.

PRODUCT DETAILS :

ISBN : 9789887458623 BY (AUTHOR) Adam Francis, (CO-PRODUCER) Robert Ferguson
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : Hong Kong PUBLICATION DATE : April 30th, 2021
LANGUAGE : English
AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback; water proof PVC cover DIMENSION : 190 mm x 115 mm
Hong Kong is home to more than 40 species of snake. This printed field guide provides an easy system for quick identification to help hikers, rural residents and wildlife enthusiasts alike, identify and learn to appreciate these fascinating animals. It is also made as a true field guide with a water proof PVC cover and the perfect size to fit in your pack or jacket pocket. Included in this nearly 200 page book you will find: An easy system for visually identifying snakes Organized categories to help quickly confirm if a snake is venomous or not ‘Quick Facts’ for a fast summary of important behavior and identification details Scientific taxonomy Detailed written summaries of each species Information on venom composition and effects for all venomous species Mistaken ID with visuals for each species Photo galleries for each snake Actual size reference photos for each snake Habitat, general natural history and conservation information Snake Bite Safety information Snake ID checklist organized from easiest to most difficult to find species and more… Author and photographer Adam Francis spent nearly three years locating and documenting the numerous snake species of Hong Kong in order to produce this guide based almost entirely on first hand experience, and as a result ensuring the quality and accuracy of the information provided. With hundreds of photographs and nearly 200 pages of content this field guide will provide the reader the ability to easily identify and learn more about the many snakes of Hong Kong. PRODUCT DETAILS : ISBN : 9789887458623 BY (AUTHOR) Adam Francis, (CO-PRODUCER) Robert Ferguson COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : Hong Kong PUBLICATION DATE : April 30th, 2021 LANGUAGE : English AGE : General PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback; water proof PVC cover DIMENSION : 190 mm x 115 mm