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Green Guide to Dangerous Creatures of Australia

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print

Series: Green Guides to Australia (New Holland)

By: Elaine Godden and Malnic.Jutta

64 pages, Col photos, b/w photos

New Holland Publishers

Paperback | Dec 1997 | #136040 | ISBN: 186436758X
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About this book

This is the eighth volume of the popular Green Guide series initiating readers into the world of natures's deadly armoury. Discover poisonous fangs, venomous spurs, disease-laden body piercing, slicing jaws, stinging tentacles and tails, blood sucking and drowning by deathroll-luckily it also includes ways to avoid these creatures and how to treat any injuries they may inflict upon the unwary! The Australian Green Guides have been created for wildlife enthusiasts of all ages. The most commonly asked questions are answered with particular emphasis on fascinating behavioural insights into both common and unusual creatures. The pages are alive with entertaining and informative text accompanied by exciting action photography.

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Martyn Robinson works at the Australian Museum as the Naturalist in the Education Division. He has a Bachelor of Applied Science in Biology and has been with the Museum for over 18 years. He has published and illustrated scientific papers on many animals and written natural history articles for popular magazines and books.

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