The snake men of Cyprus

When someone tells you they spent five years tracking down every amphibian and reptile Cyprus’ hills, fields and lakes have to offer, two possibilities come to mind: either this person has a questionable adventurous streak or they’re doing it in the name of research.

For David J. Sparrow, who has indeed spent the last five years trekking the island in search of snakes and lizards, research was the reason. A passionate photographer, David is fascinated by snakes, an interest that has helped lead to the publication of The Amphibians and Reptiles of Cyprus, a handbook that is the first of its kind for the island.

Read full story HERE.


About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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