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Snake Underworld [eVideo - Films on Demand]

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Infobase.; National Geographic Television & Film.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Infobase, [2013], ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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More and more, Americans are bringing snakes into their homes -literally millions of pet snakes are slithering their way into our neighborhoods. And Henry Rollins, punk rock front man, spoken word performer, actor, author, and all-around personality, has been obsessed with snakes from a young age. With unique zeal, this cultural commentator guides us through the underbelly of America's obsession with snakes,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
National Geographic Television & Film, 2010
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Infobase.; National Geographic Television & Film.
OCLC Number: 1027738815
Notes: Films on Demand eVideo.
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on May 09, 2013.
Films On Demand is distributed by Infobase for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 6 & up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (50 min.) : sound, color
Contents: Snake Collecting in America (1:22) --
Rock and Roll Snake Collector (1:51) --
Crossbreeding: Reptile Morphs (1:55) --
Snake Ownership Safety Law (1:46) --
Florida International Reptile Expo (2:09) --
Mojave Rattlesnake Bite (1:38) --
Trained Venomous Snake Owner (4:17) --
Illegal Snake Owner (2:00) --
Snake Bite Survivor (2:18) --
Federal Fines for Snake Poaching and Transportation (2:26) --
Exotic Venomous Snakes Trade (5:04) --
Glades Herps Farms (2:10) --
Snake Handling Tips (1:55) --
Careless Snake Owners (3:02) --
Snake Bite Treatment (2:39) --
Deadliest Snake in the World (2:23) --
Venom Collection (3:00) --
Self-Envenoming (2:54) --
Self-Envenoming Research (3:47) --
Credits: Snake Underworld (0:20).
Responsibility: National Geographic Television & Film.

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More and more, Americans are bringing snakes into their homes -literally millions of pet snakes are slithering their way into our neighborhoods. And Henry Rollins, punk rock front man, spoken word performer, actor, author, and all-around personality, has been obsessed with snakes from a young age. With unique zeal, this cultural commentator guides us through the underbelly of America's obsession with snakes, revealing just how far people will go to get their hands on some of the most dangerous species on the planet. Rollins will discuss the perils of the domesticated rare snake underworld as well as the passionate artistry which goes into breeding and collecting these remarkable creatures.

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