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The Bushmaster Lachesis Daudin,1803
Silent Fate of the American Tropics

Library of Congress Card Number 00192924.  ISBN  0-9705561-0-1

The natural history of the largest, most dangerous viper in the world.

An intriguing inquiry into the life habits of what might be the most fascinating of all snakes . . . The infamous bushmaster is made scientifically accessible without detracting anything from its mysterious allure.

"This book constitutes the single greatest reservoir of facts and interpretations that have yet been offered on this poorly known reptile. It is certain to become the standard work.” -- Charles M. Fugler

“A bushmaster opus, thoroughly investigated . . . I am impressed by Dean Ripa’s incredible experiences with these snakes. . . A labor of love.” Jonathan Campbell, coauthor of Venomous Reptiles of Latin America

“This is the definitive work on the bushmaster, and likely to remain so.” Franklin Everson Shaw

701 PAGES WITH THOUSANDS OF COLOR IMAGES

NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED!

Coming Soon!!!

"Silent Fate of the Tropics" will be available in the Summer of 2011. No longer accepting preorders, please! Any questions may be directed by phone to the Cape Fear Serpentarium at 910-762-1669. Or contact Dean Ripa at deanripa@gmail.com

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