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Dangerous to man : the definitive story of wildlife's reputed dangers

Author: Roger A Caras
Publisher: New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, ©1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger A Caras
ISBN: 0030144418 9780030144417
OCLC Number: 1366083
Description: viii, 422 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Pt. I. Mammals : 1. Great cats --
2. Wolves == 3. Bears --
4. Leopard seal and the walrus --
5. Killer whale --
6. Elephants --
7. Venomous mammals --
8. Other mammals / Pt. II. Birds : 9. Birds- are any dangerous? / Pt. III. Reptiles : 10. Venomous lizards --
11. Giant snakes --
12. Venomous snakes: rattlers --
13. Venomous snakes: other crotalids and the old world vipers --
14. Venomous snakes: sea snakes, elapids, and poisonous colubrines 15. Snakes: how dangerous are they? --
16. Crocodilians / Pt. IV. Amphibians and Fish : 17. Frogs, toads, and salamanders --
18. Sharks --
19. Skates and rays --
20. Venomous fish --
21. Some other fish / Pt. V. Invertebrates : 22. Insects --
23. Spiders and scorpions --
24. Venomous cones --
25. Giant clam --
26. Octopus and squid --
27. Jellyfish / Pt. VI. Epilogue : 28. Other potential dangers / Pt. VII. Appendixes : A. Treatment of injuries caused by wild animals --
B. Rabies --
C. Rattlesnakes --
D. Reptile "hall of infamy" --
E. Snakebite case histories --
F. Ciguatera- "fish poisoning".
Responsibility: Roger A. Caras.

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