Detailed information on all aspects of captive husbandry including individual chapters on the 32 most commonly kept Australian Elapid and Colubrid snakes. General management chapters include the different snake families, pet qualities, selection, handling—equipment and methods and transportation, social behavior, characteristics and habits, housing enclosures, temperature and thermoregulation, lighting, ventilation, humidity, substrates, water requirements, and feeding and nutrition. Breeding chapters discuss sexing, cues, methods, mating and courtship, care of gravid females, egg-laying and birth, and incubation and neonate care. Complete with a comprehensive health and disease chapter.
ABK Publications; April 2012
- ISBN: 9780975820087
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- Title: A Guide to Australian Snakes in Captivity—Colubrids and Elapids
- Author: Scott Eipper
Imprint: ABK Publications