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Snakes: Smithsonian Answer Book

Series: Smithsonian In Question Series

By: George R Zug and Carl H Ernst

177 pages, 100 col photos

Smithsonian Institution Press

Paperback | Dec 2004 | Edition: 2 | #145786 | ISBN: 1588341143
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NHBS Price: £32.50 $41/€39 approx
Hardback | Dec 2004 | Edition: 2 | #145787 | ISBN: 1588341135
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NHBS Price: £55.50 $70/€66 approx

About this book

The new edition has been completey revised and updated to take into account the most recent research available, offering useful scientific information about snakes while dispelling many widely-circulated myths and common fears. It tells how snakes breathe, hear, smell, and much more and covers not only the life cycle of snakes but also such phenomena as the rattlesnake's rattle, the viper's hiss, and the snake charmer's secrets.


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