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Snakes of the United States and Canada

Field / Identification GuideFlora / FaunaIdentification Key

By: Carl H Ernst and Evelyn M Ernst

668 pages, 200 col & 137 b/w illus

Smithsonian Institution Press

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #137590 | ISBN: 1588340198
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NHBS Price: £64.99 $83/€78 approx

About this book

More than a field guide, this monumental reference describes every known aspect of each of the 131 species found in the United States and Canada. Begins with an introduction to snake biology and evolution followed by an identification guide and key. Species accounts are accompanied by colour photographs and provide detailed information on identifying features, geographic variation, known fossils, current distribution, habitat type, behaviour, reproduction, growth, diet, and predators.


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