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Venom: Poisonous Animals in the Natural World

By: Steve Backshall

160 pages, 200 col photos

New Holland Publishers

Hardback | Apr 2011 | #188878 | ISBN-13: 9781847738707
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Hardback | Oct 2007 | #163074 | ISBN-13: 9781845377342
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About this book

Poison is an essential part of the animal world, used for hunting and defence. From komodo dragons and pufferfish to king cobras and funnel web spiders, TV's Steve Backshall takes a fascinating look at the use of natural venoms and toxins, and the effects of these on their victims.

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A presenter on BBC TV's Really Wild Show, experienced naturalist STEVE BACKSHALL has studied venomous animals for many years and has travelled extensively across the world to see them in action in their natural habitat.

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