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Author Markwell, Kevin, author.

Title Snake-Bitten [electronic resource] : Eric Worrell and the Australian Reptile Park / Kevin Markwell.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : University of New South Wales Press, [2010]


Description 1 online resource (288 pages)
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Summary Based on extensive interviews with park staff and supporters, this intriguing biography traces the life of Eric Worrell, the original reptile man and naturalist who established the Australian Reptile Park in New South Wales. Depicting Worrells larger-than-life personality and his pioneer work with snake anti-venins, this inspiring story shows how the herpetologist began his career in wildlife tourism, conservation, education, and research. Containing detailed accounts of the collection of various reptiles kept at the iconic tourist attraction, this record is an essential read for nature enthusiasts.
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Subject Worrell, Eric.
Reptiles -- Australia.
Herpetologists -- Australia -- Biography.
Added Author Cushing, Nancy.
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ISBN 9781742240145 (e-pub)
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