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Snake - 2nd Edition by Chris Mattison (Paperback)

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Highlights

  • Find out about snakes from all over the world in this best-selling visual guide, with information about snake evolution, habitats, reproductive behavior, feeding, defense, and much more.
  • 8-12 Years
  • 11.0" x 9.2" Paperback
  • 192 Pages
  • Nature, Animals

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About the Book



A comprehensive, best-selling guide to more than 3,000 snake species for fans of snakes, snake owners, and students now in an updated second edition produced in association with the Smithsonian Institution.



Book Synopsis



Find out about snakes from all over the world in this best-selling visual guide, with information about snake evolution, habitats, reproductive behavior, feeding, defense, and much more.

Snake is the essential guide to the world of serpents, featuring more than 3,000 species. With a clean fresh look, classifications, stunning photography, and amazing artworks, this is a must-have reference for all herpetologists.

Packed with fascinating facts such as physical and behavioral characteristics, this guide also includes focused profiles of 60 snakes, from the Rainbow Boa to the Tropical Rattlesnake. Each profile includes a stunning full-page photograph of the snake, supporting images to highlight important features, and a 'Fact File' sidebar to give at-a-glance information. Plus, a complete directory lists all known species of these fascinating reptiles, including venomous snakes such as cobras.

Snake is a beautiful and comprehensive guide to some of nature's most compelling animals.



Review Quotes




"[T]his fascinating book provides a close-up look that is second only to what snake handlers at the zoo must experience." - Booklist

"An enjoyable book for browsing." - School Library Journal




About the Author



Chris Mattison has been photographing wildlife for over thirty years. He has won the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year award, and been a Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society.

Dimensions (Overall): 11.0 Inches (H) x 9.2 Inches (W) x .7 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.8 Pounds
Suggested Age: 8-12 Years
Number of Pages: 192
Genre: Nature
Sub-Genre: Animals
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Theme: Reptiles & Amphibians
Format: Paperback
Author: Chris Mattison
Language: English
Street Date: March 15, 2016
TCIN: 50604364
UPC: 9781465443793
Item Number (DPCI): 248-08-8478
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.7 inches length x 9.2 inches width x 11 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.8 pounds
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