The Resource The art of keeping snakes: : from the experts at Advanced Vivarium Systems, (ebook)

The art of keeping snakes: : from the experts at Advanced Vivarium Systems, (ebook)

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The art of keeping snakes: : from the experts at Advanced Vivarium Systems
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The art of keeping snakes:
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from the experts at Advanced Vivarium Systems
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eng
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For author Philippe de Vosjoli, "art is the actualization of a personal vision or message," and de Vosjoli's passion is snakes, which he believes are among the most beautiful animals on earth. Incorporating snakes into a naturalistic vivarium, the way lizards and amphibians usually are, adds a new element to snake keeping, elevating the hobby to a true art form. In The Art of Keeping Snakes, de Vosjoli pursues this concept and provides advice for snake keepers who wish to create beautiful displays for their snakes, putting the animals' welfare and quality of life above all else and simultaneously enhancing their own enjoyment in observing their beautiful snakes in naturalistic environments. Beautifully photographed, inspiring, and informative, The Art of Keeping Snakes is divided into two parts, the first "A New Way to Keep Snakes," discusses design planning, enclosures and background possibilities, substrates, landscaping, plants, heating/lighting, quarantine and introducing the snakes to the vivarium. This part also includes chapters on feeding, handling, health care, and general maintenance and husbandry. The second part, "Best Display Snakes," presents over thirty different snakes, including photographs, physical descriptions, and tips for selection, handling, vivarium design tips, feeding, and breeding. The snakes in this part are divided into chapters, categorized by pythons, boas, water and garter snakes, hognose snakes, rat snakes, kingsnakes and milksnakes, and others. Resources and index included
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Midwest
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De Vosjoli, Philippe
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639.3/96
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Herpetocultural library
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  • Snakes as pets
  • Snakes
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adult
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The art of keeping snakes: : from the experts at Advanced Vivarium Systems, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781620080283
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11836381
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remote
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11836381
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MWT11836381
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The art of keeping snakes: : from the experts at Advanced Vivarium Systems, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781620080283
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11836381
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11836381
System control number
MWT11836381
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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