SNAKES OF SRI LANKA
The second edition of my Sinhala language book ‘Snake of Sri Lanka’ will be launched in June 2023. This nearly 400-page edition is co-authored with devoted herpetologists Sanoj Wijayasekara and Sanjaya Bandara, with specialised chapters by Anjana Silva (snake venom), Kanishka Ukuwela (phylogenetic), Thasun Amarasinghe (morphometrics) and Thaveesha de Alwis (look-alike snakes), and a splendid cover by award-winning designer Kasun Benaragama.
Features of the 2nd edition include:
>50 page introductory section on the ecology, venom, history of exploration and conservation of Sri Lankan snakes;
Detailed information on identification, ecology, distribution, venom and status of all 108 species of snakes known from the island to-date;
Over 450 colour images covering all species, showing ontogenetic and geographical colour variations and close-ups of key features;
Illustrated, easy-to-use keys for each and every multi-specious genera;
Section on easy identification of look-alike species;
Extensive reference list related to Sri Lankan snakes; and
many more …
Pre-order your copy today (copies will be available in July 2023)
Direct Bank Deposit - Sri Lanka
LRK 5,000/- with no postage. Pick-up at book launch or post launch in Colombo and Kandy. If postage within Sri Lanka is needed, please contact Sanjaya (077 635 7813) to discuss arrangements and costs before depositing.
Bank : Sampath Bank
Branch : Peradeniya
Acc. Name : R.A.S.K. Bandara
Acc. No. : 105154087530
Direct Bank Deposit - Australia
AU$ 25 for pick up from Perth. Additional AU$ 12 to post within Australia.
Bank : ING
Acc. Name : Ruchira Somaweera
BSB : 923100
Acc. No. : 307407655