The Snake Almanac
A Fully Illustrated Natural History of Snakes WorldwideStreaming Audiobook - 2001
A well illustrated, general overview of snakes and human perception of snakes written for a popular audience. Chapters speculate on the evolutionary path resulting in these reptiles, explore their physiology and behavior, their means of reproduction and their normal habitat. The book also delves into the myths surrounding snakes and the truths or falsehoods found in them, including speculations on giant snakes longer than ten meters. Additional chapters provide brief overviews of different snake species from around the world, conservation measures concerning snakes, and how to keep snakes in (as pets) or out (as pests) of the home.
Publisher: New York : Lyons Press, c2001
Branch Call Number: 597.96 R359s 2001 TEEN
Characteristics: xvi, 192 p.,  p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
From the critics