Snakes in Question: The Smithsonian Answer Book (2nd Edition)

Snakes in Question: The Smithsonian Answer Book (2nd Edition)

George R. Zug, Carl H. Ernst, Richard D. Bartlett, Patricia Bartlett


This new version of Snakes in query has been thoroughly up to date take into consideration the newest examine on hand, delivering worthwhile clinical information regarding snakes whereas dispelling many widely-circulated myths and customary fears. followed through a hundred gorgeous colour pictures and written within the renowned question-and-answer structure of Smithsonian's "In Question" sequence, the booklet tells how snakes breathe, pay attention, scent, and lots more and plenty extra. It covers not just the lifestyles cycle of snakes but in addition explores such phenomena because the rattlesnake's rattle, the viper's hiss, and the snake charmer's secrets and techniques. It addresses universal folktales approximately snakes (do snakes milk cows?) and describes vast snakes, either actual and imaginary. The authors additionally supply specialist recommendation on such matters as distinguishing venomous species from innocuous look-alikes and retaining snakes as pets.

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