To see accurate pricing, please choose your delivery country.
 
 
United States
£ GBP
All Shops
We're still open for business - read our EU and Covid-19 statements

British Wildlife

8 issues per year 84 pages per issue Subscription only

British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published eight times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

Subscriptions from £40 per year

Conservation Land Management

4 issues per year 44 pages per issue Subscription only

Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

Subscriptions from £18 per year
Academic & Professional Books  Reference  Physical Sciences  Popular Science

Steve Backshall's Venom Poisonous Creatures in the Natural World

Popular Science Out of Print
By: Steve Backshall(Author)
160 pages, 200 colour photos
Steve Backshall's Venom
Click to have a closer look
Select version
  • Steve Backshall's Venom ISBN: 9781472930262 Paperback Bloomsbury version Sep 2017 Out of Print #234950
  • Steve Backshall's Venom ISBN: 9781780094625 Paperback New Holland version Oct 2013 Out of Print #208390
About this book Biography Related titles Recommended titles
Images Additional images
Steve Backshall's VenomSteve Backshall's VenomSteve Backshall's VenomSteve Backshall's Venom

About this book

Please note, this is a reissue of Steve Backshall's Most Poisonous Creatures, formerly on the natural history list of New Holland publishers.

A wide variety of insects, reptiles and amphibians use toxins to subdue their prey or to stop becoming prey to another predator. Even some mammals and birds resort to poison as a means of securing a meal or deterring attack.

From species such as the King Cobra, Lionfish, Fat-tail Scorpion and Poison Dart-frog to the diminutive but lethal Black Widow Spider, the author takes a fascinating look at the different types of natural venoms. On a tour of the world's continents, he looks at over 60 of the most venomous creatures, describing their main characteristics and explaining how they administer their venom and what its effects are. Stunning colour photographs and exciting accounts of Steve's own encounters with some of these animals bring the world of natural venom alive.

Customer Reviews

Biography

A presenter on BBC TV's Deadly 60, Lost Land of... series and 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. His books include the bestselling Deadly 60 and Wildlife Adventurer's Guide.

Popular Science Out of Print
By: Steve Backshall(Author)
160 pages, 200 colour photos
Current promotions
British WildlifePublisher of the Month: Geoffrey KibbyCollins Birds of the World - 30% off pre-orderFree shipping on book orders over £50