This is a comprehensive book on the dangerous animals -- both venomous and poisonous -- in the Asia-Pacific region, with particular reference to Singapore. Based on a series of posters published by the Venom and Toxin Research Group of the National University of Singapore, it comprises chapters on (1) dangerous snakes, (2) scorpions, spiders and centipedes, (3) bees, wasps and hornets, (4) venomous fishes, (5) poisonous fishes, (6) venomous marine coelanterates and annelids, (7) poisonous crabs, (8) dangerous echinoderms and molluscs, and (9) ticks and their toxic effects. Included are some 150 colour illustrations for easy identification, and preventive measures, first aid and treatment in relation to the dangerous animals are described.
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(220mm x 167mm x 133mm)
Singapore University Press
Publisher: NUS Press
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