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Series: Natural History Museum Life Series

By: David Gower, Katherine Garrett and Peter Stafford

144 pages, colour photos, b/w illustrations

London Natural History Museum

Paperback | Mar 2012 | Edition: 2 | #196455 | ISBN-13: 9780565092665
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NHBS Price: £12.99 $16/€15 approx

About this book

Describes the biology and natural history of snakes, highlighting the variety and complexity of this group that includes almost three thousand living species. Stafford also includes information on habitat, conservation status, and unusual behaviour to complete this comprehensive and fully illustrated introduction to the snakes of the world and their fascinating lives.


- structure and lifestyle
- primitive burrowing snakes
- sunbeam snakes
- boas and pythons
- the round island boa
- dwarf boas
- file snakes
- burrowing asps
- rat snakes
- racers, garter snakes and relatives
- cobras, coral snakes, kraits, taipans and sea snakes
- vipers

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