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Lone Star Field Guide to Texas Snakes

Field / Identification Guide

Series: Texas Monthly Field Guides

By: Alan Tennant

263 pages, 128 col photos, illus, maps

Rowman & Littlefield

Paperback | Dec 2006 | Edition: 3 | #157153 | ISBN: 1589792092
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About this book

Detailed guide to each of the 105 species of snake found in Texas. Facts on the biology and behavior are given, plus the latest findings on abundance, reproduction, prey, sizes, and habitat. In addition, introductory chapters describe the physiology and diet of snakes, and an all-important section on "Venom and Evenomation" debunks the many myths surrounding what to do when bitten by a venomous snake.

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Alan Tennant is an award winning writer, wildlife lecturer, wilderness guide, and herpetologist. He is the author of many books and articles including two volumes on the snakes of North America. Tennant's Field Guide to Snakes of Florida is a National Outdoor Book Award winner.