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Snakes

Author: Rachel Firth; Jonathan Sheikh-Miller; John Woodcock
Publisher: [Tulsa, OK : EDC Pub.], 2001.
Series: Usborne discovery.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book introduces snakes, such as boas and pythons, cobras, vipers and adders, and rattlers, and describes how they move, hunt, eat, and mate. Details of Web sites for further study of snakes are included.
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Firth; Jonathan Sheikh-Miller; John Woodcock
ISBN: 0794500048 9780794500047 1580863442 9781580863445
OCLC Number: 48116301
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 63 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: What is a snake? --
Snake shapes and skeletons --
Skin and scales --
Slithering snakes --
Snake senses --
Teeth, fangs, and jaws --
Hunting for food --
Deadly biters --
Suffocating snakes --
Camouflage and warnings --
Staying alive --
Getting together --
Baby snakes --
Giant snakes --
Boas and pythons --
Countless colubrids --
Cobras --
Sea snakes --
Mambas --
More elapids --
Vipers and adders --
Pit vipers --
Rattlers --
Underground snakes --
Snakebite --
Snakes at stake --
Rituals and legends --
Snake facts --
Glossary.
Series Title: Usborne discovery.
Other Titles: Internet-linked snakes
Responsibility: Rachel Firth and Jonathan Sheikh-Miller ; illustrated by John Woodcock.

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This book introduces snakes, such as boas and pythons, cobras, vipers and adders, and rattlers, and describes how they move, hunt, eat, and mate. Details of Web sites for further study of snakes are included.

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