The Eric Worrell Archive

Eric Worrell: Bibliography1
April 2023

Articles

Worrell, E. (1944) Is the war influencing our wildlife? WILD LIFE 6(9):263-264

Worrell, E. (1944) Which is the Frillneck? WILD LIFE 6(12): 359-360 

Worrell, E. (1945) Trapping DIVING lizards. WALKABOUT, January: 16 

Worrell, E. (1945) Crocodiles on the Edith. WILD LIFE 7(4): 100-102

Worrell, E. (1945) Freshwater crocodile in captivity. Proceedings of the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, 1944-45: 30-32

Worrel [sic] E. in collaboration with A J Mathews (1945) The crocodile hunters. WALKABOUT, December 1945: 13-15

Worrell, Eric (1945) The orange-naped whipsnake. Proceedings of the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales for 1944-45: 32-33

Worrell, Eric (1946) The northern river snake (Natrix mairii). Proceedings of the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales for 1944-45: 32

Worrell, Eric (1946) A strange tortoise. Proceedings of the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales for 1944-45: 29-31

Worrell, Eric (1946) Snake catching in the Northern Territory. WALKABOUT, 1 April: 37-38

Worrell, E. J [sic] and Matthews, J. (1946) Johnston’s crocodile. WILD LIFE, September: 305-306

Worrell, E. (1946) The wet comes to Darwin. WILD LIFE, November: 401-404.

Worrell, Eric (1947) Emotion in reptiles. Proceedings of the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales for 1946-47: 31-32

Worrell, Eric (1947) A new sanctuary. Proceedings of the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales for 1945-46: 3

Worrell, Eric (1947) Most snakes are harmless. WILD LIFE, November: 410-412

Worrell, Eric (1947) On tiger snakes. WALKABOUT, December 1: 12-13

Worrell, Eric (1948) Python. Outdoors and Fishing, April: 104, 107

Worrell, Eric (1948) Snake bite need not be fatal. Outdoors and Fishing, May: 186-87

Worrell, Eric (1948) Talking of crocodiles. Outdoors and Fishing, June: 283-85

Karliboodi (1948) Buffalo hunters must be tough. Outdoors and Fishing, July: 348-49

Worrell, Eric (1948) Snake catching a lively occupation. Outdoors and Fishing, August: 422-24

Karliboodi (1948) Murder by magic. Outdoors and Fishing, August: 415, 440

Karliboodi (1948) Learn from the Blackfellow. Outdoors and Fishing, September: 40-41

Worrell, Eric (1948) Art and the Aborigine. Outdoors and Fishing, October: 98-99

Worrell, Eric (1948) You can have fun with a ferret. Outdoors and Fishing, October: 90-91.

Worrell, Eric (1948) Song of the snake. Outdoors and Fishing, December: 236-37

Belvedere (1949) Be your own taxidermist. Outdoors and Fishing, February: 386-87

Worrell, Eric (1949) Know them by their tracks. Outdoors and Fishing February: 361-363

Worrell, Eric (1949) We brought them back alive, part I. Outdoors and Fishing, April: 98-101, 123

Worrell, Eric (1949) We brought them back alive, part II. Outdoors and Fishing, May: 157-169, 192

Worrell, Eric (1949) Diving dragons: Hunting water lizards can be an arduous pursuit. WILD LIFE, August: 345-347

Worrell, Eric (1949) He walks by night and upside down! WILD LIFE, October: 441-442

Belvedere (1949) Eagles are pests sometimes. Outdoors and Fishing, May: 172-74

Karliboodi (1949) Have your fish and eat it. Outdoors and Fishing, May: 174-76

Worrell, Eric (1950) Who’d be a Dingo! The story behind the Australian wild dog. Outdoors and Fishing, January: 294-295

Worrell, Eric (1951) Classification of Australian Boidae. Proceedings of the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales for 1949-1950: 20-25

Worrell, Eric (1952) The Australian crocodiles. Proceedings of the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, 1951-1952: 18-23

Worrell, E. 1952 Foster-father to a crocodile. Australian Magazine, January: 18-19

Worrell, Eric (1952) Hold that tiger! Outdoors and Fishing, March: 334-36, 366

Worrell, Eric (1952) The case for the croc. Outdoors and Fishing, April: 423

Our Northern Correspondent (1952) On Randall’s Ranch. Outdoors and Fishing, April: 402-404

Worrell, Eric (1952) Don’t you believe it! Outdoors and Fishing, May: 30-31

Worrell, Eric (1952) Snakes of Australia. Outdoors and Fishing, August: 236-237

Our Northern Correspondent (1952) Is the Northern Territory a tourist’s paradise? Outdoors and Fishing, September: 304-07

Worrell, Eric (1952) Distribution of venomous snakes in Australia. WALKABOUT,  1 September 29-31

Worrell, Eric (1952) Snakes of Australia No 2 – snakebite. Outdoors and Fishing, September: 320-23

Worrell, Eric (1952) Our dangerous snakes. Snakes of Australia, part 3. Outdoors and Fishing, November: 38-39

Karliboodi (1952) A race to the Gulf in search of crocs. Outdoors and Fishing, 

December: 110-112

Worrell, Eric (1952) Which is the taipan? WILD LIFE, 15 (6): 538-540

Warrell, Crag (1952) Snake-Men play with death. Man Junior, December: 47-51

Worrell, Eric (1952) Do you know these snakes? Outdoors and Fishing, December: 116-119

Worrell, Eric (1953) Man-eater in the making. WALKABOUT, 1 February: 46

Karliboodi (1952) Fish of the north. Outdoors and Fishing, April: 406-407

Our Northern Correspondent (1953) The buffalo industry in the Northern Territory. Outdoors and Fishing, June: 110-11, 132

Worrell, E. (1953) We caught the taipan alive. Cavalcade, August: 12-15 

Worrell, Eric (1953) Killer of the Queensland cane fields. Outdoors and Fishing, August: 226-229

Worrell, Eric (1953) Crocodile shooting – man’s job. MAN: 50-51, 67

Worrell, Eric (1953) Pythons in the gorge. Outdoors and Fishing, September: 300-302, 337

Worrell, Eric (1953) Life with ‘LIFE’ in Arnhem Land. Outdoors and Fishing, December: 516-519, 546, 548

Worrell, Eric (1953) These snakes are dangerous. Wildlife and Outdoors, December: 545-548

Worrell, Eric (1954) A new elapine snake from Queensland. Proceedings of the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales for 1953-1954: 41-43

No author attribution (1954) Qld’s Lake Eacham. Outdoors and Fishing, January: 590, 615

Worrell, Eric (1954) Australian pythons. WALKABOUT, 1 Feb: 32-33

Worrell, Eric (1954) An underwater conservatory for Cairns. WALKABOUT, 20: 46

Karliboodi (1954) I hunted with the Blacks. Outdoors and Fishing, September: 18-22

Belvedere (1954) Museum of the outdoors. Outdoors and Fishing, November: 42-43

No author attribution (1955) A young giant in spiked shoes. Sporting Life, March: 22-23

Our Northern Correspondent (1955) With the buffalo hunters. Australian OUTDOORS, August: 17-19, 88

Our Western Correspondent (1955) Falconry revived. Australian OUTOORS, September: 22-25

Our Undercover Man (1955) Confessions of a crocodile poacher. Australian Outdoors October: 6-9 

Worrell, Eric (1955) Don’t get snake bitten. Australian OUTDOORS, October: 22-25

Our Undercover Man (1955) on D-Day Australian OUTDOORS, July: 21 

Worrell, Eric (1955) Taipan hunt. Australian OUTOORS, December: 7-9, 58, 60, 62

Worrell, Eric (1956) An eagle comes down to earth. Australian OUTDOORS, March: 4-5, 70-71

Worrell, Eric (1956) Sorry…my mistake! The Australasian Aqualife, April-May: 4-5

Worrell, Eric (1956) A new snake from Queensland. Australian Zoologist, 12 (3): 202-205

Worrell, Eric (1956) Notes on skull characters of some Australian snakes. Australian Zoologist, 12 (3): 205-210

Worrell, Eric (1956) A new water-monitor from northern Australia. Australian Zoologist, 12 (3): 201-202

Worrell, Eric (1956) Adventures on Mutton Bird Island. Australian Country, December: 74-75

Worrell, Eric (1956) Snake Safari. Modern Motor, January: 42-44, 70, 72

Worrell, Eric (1956) Snake safari, continued. Modern Motor, February: 54-57, 76-77

Worrell, Eric (1957) It’s a bad summer for snakes. Australian Country, January: 28-30

Worrell, Eric (1957) Stop! Spare that goanna. Australian Country, February: 40

Sapengro, Eric (1957) Life behind the blare of sideshow alley. PEOPLE, April 17: 27-37

Worrell, Eric (1957) Great snakes…How big do they grow. Australian Country, July: 34, 75

Worrell, Eric (1957) The island of snakes. PEOPLE, September 4: 27-32

Worrell, Eric (1958) Great snakes alive! PEOPLE, 15 October: 17-19 

Worrell, Eric (1958) A new Papuan python. Proceedings of the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales for 1956-1957: 26-27

Worrell, Eric (1959) Snake yarns. PEOPLE, April 29: 45-47

Sapengro, Eric (1959) Buffalo hunting, it’s no game for softies. PEOPLE, August: 27-30

Worrell, Eric 1960 The Snake-Men (they’re mostly dead now). PEOPLE, 27 April: 42-45 

Worrell, Eric (1960) A new elapine snake from Western Australia. The Western Australian Naturalist, 7 (5): 132-134

Worrell, Eric (1960) Are zoos really necessary? CYCAD, 1 (3-4): 6-9

Worrell, Eric (1960) The Sydney funnel-web spider. CYCAD, 1(2): 11-12

Worrell, Eric (1961) A new generic name for a nominal species of Denisonia. Proceedings of the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales for 1958-59:54-55

Worrell, Eric (1961) Herpetological name changes. The Western Australian Naturalist, 8(1): 18-27

Worrell, Eric (1961) Review of H. Cogger’s Frogs of NSW. CYCAD, 2(2):16-21

Worrell, Eric (1961) The need to protect native lizards. CYCAD, 2 (3): 3-7

Worrell, Eric (1961) A new insular brown snake. Proceedings of the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales for 1958-59: 56-58

Worrell, Eric (1963) A new elapine generic name (with skull diagrams of type species recently separated from the Australian genus Denisonia). Australian Reptile Park Records, 1: 1-7

Worrell, Eric (1963) Some new Australian reptiles (Part 1). Two new subspecies of the Elapine genus Notechis from Bass Strait. Australian Reptile Park Records, 2: 1-11

Worrell, Eric., Drake, B. and Krauss, R. (1975) Breeding the Australian Cassowary, Casuarius casuarius, at the Australian Reptile Park, Gosford. International Zoo Yearbook, vol. 15: 94-97

Worrell, Eric (1980) The funnel-web. Probably the world’s deadliest spider. Wildlife in Australia, 17(1): 2-3

1 This bibliography was compiled by Kevin Markwell in 2023. It is based on an unpublished bibliography compiled by Richard Wells; the bibliography compiled by Kevin Markwell and Nancy Cushing that appears in Snake Bitten, pp. 222-225; and additional research by Kevin Markwell in 2022 and 2023.

Fictional Short Stories

Worrell, Eric (1948) King tide. Outdoors and Fishing, July: 356-357

Worrell, Eric (1954) Crocodile man. Outdoors and Fishing, September: 38-41

Sap-Engro (1954) Cry poacher! Outdoors and Fishing, November: 26-29, 60, 69

Uncertain (but likely)

Our Undercover Man (1954) visits the Murray Outdoors and Fishing, August: 55

Our Undercover Man (1954) investigates the baby croc racket Outdoors and Fishing, November: 50, 76

Our Undercover Man (1955) learns about poaching  Outdoors and Fishing, January: 55

Our Undercover Man (1955) goes to the dogs Outdoors and Fishing, March: 46

Books

Worrell, Eric (1952) Dangerous Snakes of Australia (second edition 1953, third edition 1957). <Angus and Robertson, Sydney>

Worrell, Eric (1958) Song of the Snake. <Angus and Robertson, Sydney>

Worrell, Eric (1961) Dangerous Snakes of Australia and New Guinea (second edition 1963). <Angus and Robertson, Sydney>. [I regard this as a separate title to Dangerous Snakes of Australia].

Worrell, Eric (1963) Reptiles of Australia (revised second edition 1970). Angus and Robertson, Sydney

Worrell, Eric (1966) Australian Wildlife. Angus and Robertson, Sydney

Worrell, Eric (1966) Australian Snakes, Crocodiles, Turtles, Tortoises and Lizards (1966). Angus and Robertson, Sydney

Worrell, Eric (1966) The Great Barrier Reef . Angus and Robertson, Sydney

Worrell, Eric (1967) Trees of the Australian Bush . Angus and Robertson, Sydney

Worrell, Eric (1968) Making Friends with Animals. Angus and Robertson, Sydney

Worrell, Eric (1970) Eric Worrell’s Australian Birds and Animals (revised second edition, 1977). Angus and Robertson, Sydney

Worrell, Eric (1976) Things that Sting (revised third edition with Graeme Gow, 1986). Angus and Robertson, Sydney

Book Chapter

Worrell, Eric (1966) The unpopular ones, pp. 90-111. In: A. J. Marshall (Editor) The Great Extermination. A Guide to Anglo-Australian Cupidity, Wickedness and Waste. Heinemann, London

Poetry

Worrell, E.F.A (1944/45?) ‘On going tropo’; ‘Forget in the C.C.C’ and ‘A woman hater’s paradise’. Publication unknown, but probably a Civil Construction Corps publication.

Walkabout

Worrell, Eric (1955) Walkabout. Australian OUTDOORS, July: 82

Worrell, Eric (1955) Walkabout. Australian OUTDOORS, October: 43

Worrell, Eric (1956) Walkabout. Australian OUTDOORS, January: 45

Worrell, Eric (1956) Walkabout. Australian OUTDOORS, February: 58

Worrell, Eric (1956) Walkabout. Australian OUTDOORS, March: 50

Worrell, Eric (1956) Walkabout. Australian OUTDOORS, May: 54

Worrell, Eric (1956) Walkabout. Australian OUTDOORS, June: 46

Worrell, Eric (1956) Walkabout. Australian OUTDOORS, October: 42 

Worrell, Eric (1956) Walkabout. Australian OUTDOORS, December: 50 

Worrell, Eric (1957) Walkabout. Australian OUTDOORS, January: 79 

Worrell, Eric (1957) Walkabout. Australian OUTDOORS, July: 72

Worrell, Eric (1957) Walkabout. Australian OUTDOORS, August: 62

Worrell, Eric (1958) Walkabout. Australian OUTOORS, August: 82

Worrell, Eric (1958) Walkabout. Australian OUTOORS, October: 73

Worrell, Eric (1958) Walkabout. Australian OUTOORS, November: 82

Worrell, Eric (1958) Walkabout. Australian OUTOORS, December: 77

Worrell, Eric (1959) Walkabout. Australian OUTDOORS, January: 49

Worrell, Eric (1959) Walkabout. Australian OUTDOORS, April: 73

Worrell, Eric (1959) Walkabout. Australian OUTDOORS, May: 57

Worrell, Eric (1959) Walkabout. Australian OUTDOORS, October: 75

Worrell, Eric (1959) Walkabout. Australian OUTDOORS, November: 80

Worrell, Eric (1959) Walkabout. Australian OUTDOORS, December: 76

Worrell, Eric (1960) Walkabout. Australian OUTDOORS, January: 77

Worrell, Eric (1960) Walkabout. Australian OUTDOORS, January: 75

Worrell, Eric (1960) Walkabout. Australian OUTDOORS, June: 72

Nature in the Mailbag

Worrell, Eric (1956) Nature in the Mailbag. Australian OUTDOORS, January: 74

Worrell, Eric (1956) Nature in the Mailbag. Australian OUTDOORS, March: 54

Worrell, E. (1956) Nature in the Mailbag: Australian OUTDOORS, April: 50 

Worrell, Eric (1956) Nature in the Mailbag. Australian OUTDOORS, August: 54

Worrell, Eric (1956) Nature in the Mailbag. Australian OUTDOORS, November: 68

Worrell, Eric (1957) Nature in the Mailbag. Australian OUTDOORS, February: 54

Worrell, Eric (1957) Nature in the Mailbag. Australian OUTDOORS, April: 75

Worrell, Eric (1957) Nature in the Mailbag. Australian OUTDOORS, September: 82

Don’t You Believe It

Worrell, Eric (1956) Don’t You Believe It. Australian Country, August: 98

Worrell, Eric (1956) Don’t You Believe It. Australian Country, September: 94

Worrell, Eric (1956) Don’t You Believe It. Australian Country, October: 92

Worrell, Eric (1956) Don’t You Believe It. Australian Country, November: 90

Worrell, Eric (1957) Don’t You Believe It. Australian Country, January: 98

Worrell, Eric (1957) Don’t You Believe It. Australian Country, February: 

Worrell, Eric (1957) Don’t You Believe It. Australian Country, March: 86

Worrell, Eric (1957) Don’t You Believe It. Australian Country, April: 82

Worrell, Eric (1957) Don’t You Believe It. Australian Country, May: 77

Worrell, Eric (1957) Don’t You Believe It. Australian Country, June: 90

Worrell, Eric (1957) Don’t You Believe It. Australian Country, July: 81

Worrell, Eric (1957) Don’t You Believe It. Australian Country, August: 94