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Amazing Snakes An exciting insight into the weird and wonderful world of snakes and how they live, with 190 pictures

Popular Science
By: Barbara Taylor(Author)
64 pages, 190+ colour photos and colour illustrations
Publisher: Armadillo Books
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Exploring Nature: Amazing Snakes is an exciting insight into the weird and wonderful world of snakes and how they live, with 190 pictures. It offers in-depth coverage of all aspects of how snakes live and behave – from teeth and venom to hunting and feeding. It has focus features that zoom in on particular aspects of the species, such as how a snake sheds its skin, constricts its prey, swallows its food, or hatches out from an egg. Myth boxes explore popular stories and legends about snakes from around the world.

Did You Know? Spotlights provide quirky facts that will both amaze and amuse. Stunning images from renowned wildlife photographers complement intricate illustrations.

Exploring Nature: Amazing Snakes is a book that will delight and inform 8- to 12-year-olds, ideal for home or school use. Snakes are often hated, sometimes loved, but rarely understood. This book investigates these shy but remarkable reptiles, exploring their anatomy, instincts and survival skills. You can discover the secrets of the deadly poisoners and stranglers. You can find out why some species lay eggs while others give birth to live young.

Detailed cross-section diagrams reveal the complex inner workings of a snake's body. With wonderful wildlife photographs and lively and informative text by an award-winning natural history writer, this is the perfect fun learning book.

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Popular Science
By: Barbara Taylor(Author)
64 pages, 190+ colour photos and colour illustrations
Publisher: Armadillo Books
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