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Cottonmouths

Author: Heather Feldman
Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, 2004.
Series: Really wild life of snakes.
Edition/Format:   Book : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These large pit vipers live near swamps, lakes, rivers, and shallow pools. This is the reason they are also called water moccasins. Cottonmouths open their white, cotton-colored mouths whenever they wish to frighten enemies. Students will learn about this fish-eating snake's senses and how it locates prey or predators with them. They will also learn about the Cottonmouth's hemotoxic venom, which is used to make  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Feldman
ISBN: 0823967220 9780823967223
OCLC Number: 50670730
Description: 24 p. : col. ill., map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Swamp snakes --
Colored for camouflage --
Cold-blooded creatures --
Pit vipers --
Cottonmouth senses --
Powerful fangs --
Cottonmouth venom --
Cottonmouth skin --
Mating and baby cottonmouths --
Cottonmouth enemies.
Series Title: Really wild life of snakes.
Responsibility: Heather Feldman.

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These large pit vipers live near swamps, lakes, rivers, and shallow pools. This is the reason they are also called water moccasins. Cottonmouths open their white, cotton-colored mouths whenever they wish to frighten enemies. Students will learn about this fish-eating snake's senses and how it locates prey or predators with them. They will also learn about the Cottonmouth's hemotoxic venom, which is used to make antivenin for treating snakebites.

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