Smithsonian Answer Book

    George R Zug; Carl H Ernst

    Smithsonian 2004

    Hardback 195pp Illustrated 252x175mm

    9781588341136   Product Code: 18987

    There are many apocryphal tales associated with snakes, from cobras hypnotizing their prey to so-called 'hoop snakes' forming themselves into rings and rolling downhill to chase their quarry. This accessible question-and-answer book sorts out the facts from the fiction, introduces the many different species, their habitats, anatomy and physiology, and explores the specialized behaviours of snakes, such as shedding skin, spitting venom and killing by constriction.

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