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Snakes of the southeast

Author: Whit Gibbons; Michael E Dorcas
Publisher: Athens ; London : The University Of Georgia Press, [2015]
Series: Wormsloe Foundation nature book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised editionView all editions and formats
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Fifty-two kinds of snakes can be found in the southeast USA, almost half of all species native to North America. Filled with more than 300 color photographs and written by two of the region's most  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Whit Gibbons; Michael E Dorcas
ISBN: 9780820349015 0820349011
OCLC Number: 905685570
Description: 266 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: All about snakes. Why snakes? ; General biology of snakes ; Snake diversity ; Food and feeding ; Predators ; Defense ; Reproduction ; Locomotion ; Activity ; Temperature biology ; Identifying snake species of the Southeast --
Species accounts. Introduction ; How to use the species accounts ; Small terrestrial snakes ; Mid-sized terrestrial snakes ; Large terrestrial snakes ; Watersnakes ; Venomous snakes ; Introduced species --
People and snakes. What is a herpetologist? ; Backyard snakes ; Snakes as pets ; Snake conservation ; Attitudes about snakes.
Series Title: Wormsloe Foundation nature book.
Responsibility: by Whit Gibbons and Mike Dorcas.

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A storehouse of easily digested information.--Athens Banner-Herald Makes an eloquent case for the environmental importance of these slithery denizens of field, forest, swamp and backyard . . . The Read more...

 
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