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Snakes

Published by Scholastic, Usborne in New York, Tulsa, OK .

About the Edition

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.

Table of 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
Mambo
Pit vipers
Rattlers
Underground snakes
Snakebite
Snakes at stake
Rituals and legends
Snake facts
Glossary
Using the internet
Index
Acknowledgments.

Edition Notes

Genre
Juvenile literature.
Other Titles
Internet-linked snakes, Usborne discovery Internet-linked

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
597.96
Library of Congress
QL666.O6 F57 2002x

The Physical Object

Pagination
63 p. :
Number of pages
63

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24237605M
Internet Archive
snakes00firt
ISBN 10
0439403138, 0439773172
ISBN 13
9780439403139, 9780439773171
OCLC/WorldCat
49499523
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