The Encyclopedia of SnakesBook - 1995
This beautifully illustrated, comprehensive volume covers the most popular aspects of snake biology. Chris Mattison, an international authority on snakes, has compiled a tremendous amount of information on these low profile, highly captivating creatures. Coverage includes snake classification; size, shape, and coloration; ecology; eating habits; defensive behavior; and mythology and superstition. Fact boxes within each chapter focus attention on items of special interest, such as scale type, snake populations in the wild, and egg incubation.
Publisher: Checkmark, 1995
Branch Call Number: REF 597.96
Characteristics: 256 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 29 cm