This easy-to-use identification guide to the 245 snake species most commonly seen in Southeast Asia (covering Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Myanmar, Borneo, Sumatra, Java, and Bali) is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from the region’s top nature photographers, some of species that have never before been published, are accompanied by detailed species descriptions which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits, and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers snake topography, how to deal with snake bites, and a glossary. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the snakes of Southeast Asia encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific name, IUCN status as at 2015, and its status in each country.
About the Author
Indraneil Das is Professor of Herpetology at Universiti Malaysia Sarawak. He has a DPhil from Oxford University and was a Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellow at the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University. He has authored many books on snakes.