This reptile guide narrows down the field of species identification to a manageable size for any naturalist. Readers will find every gecko, flap-footed lizard, goanna, dragon, skink, snake and turtle known to live throughout the many habitats of New South Wales.
Gerry Swan is an Associate of the Australian Museum and Editor of the journal Hepetofauna. He is also the author of Green Guide to Snakes and Other Reptiles of Australia, A Photographic Guide to Snakes and Other Reptiles of Australia and the recently published A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia. Dr Glenn Shea has a PhD in veterinary science and works in the Department of Veterinary Anatomy at Sydney University. He's a taxonomist who has published 100 or so scientific papers. Ross Sadlier is the Collections Manager for the Herpetological Section of the Australian Museum. He has a BSc and has published a book on the Reptiles of New Caledonia, as well as a number of scientific papers.