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Snakes / Rachel Firth and Jonathan Sheikh-Miller ; designed by Cristina Adami, Nickey Butler, and Neil Francis ; illustrated by John Woodcock.

By: Firth, Rachel.
Contributor(s): Sheikh-Miller, Jonathan | Adami, Cristina | Butler, Nickey | Francis, Neil | Woodcock, John (Jonathan), 1953- [ill].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Usborne discovery: Publisher: New York : Tulsa, OK : Scholastic ; Usborne, 2002, c2001Description: 63 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0439403138; 9780439403139; 0439773172; 9780439773171; 0439283280 (pbk.); 9780439283281 (pbk.).Other title: Usborne discovery Internet-linked snakes [Cover title] | Internet-linked snakes [Spine title].Subject(s): Snakes -- Juvenile literature | Snakes -- Computer network resources -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 597.96 LOC classification: QL666.O6 | F48 2002x
Contents:
What is a snake? -- Snake shapes and skeletons -- Skin and scales -- Slithering snakes -- Snake senses -- Teeth, fangs and jaws -- Hunting for food -- Deadly biters -- Suffocating snakes -- Camouflage and warnings -- Staying alive -- Getting together -- Baby snakes -- Giant snakes -- Boas and pythons -- Countless colubrids -- Cobras -- Sea snakes -- Mambas -- More elapids -- Vipers and adders -- Pit vipers -- Rattlers -- Underground snakes -- Snakebite -- Snakes at stake -- Rituals and legends -- Snake facts -- Glossary -- Using the Internet -- Index -- Acknowledgments.
Summary: This book introduces snakes, such as boas and pythons, cobras, vipers and adders, and rattlers, and describes how they move, hunt, eat, and mate. Details of Web sites for further study of snakes are included.
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Includes index.

What is a snake? -- Snake shapes and skeletons -- Skin and scales -- Slithering snakes -- Snake senses -- Teeth, fangs and jaws -- Hunting for food -- Deadly biters -- Suffocating snakes -- Camouflage and warnings -- Staying alive -- Getting together -- Baby snakes -- Giant snakes -- Boas and pythons -- Countless colubrids -- Cobras -- Sea snakes -- Mambas -- More elapids -- Vipers and adders -- Pit vipers -- Rattlers -- Underground snakes -- Snakebite -- Snakes at stake -- Rituals and legends -- Snake facts -- Glossary -- Using the Internet -- Index -- Acknowledgments.

This book introduces snakes, such as boas and pythons, cobras, vipers and adders, and rattlers, and describes how they move, hunt, eat, and mate. Details of Web sites for further study of snakes are included.

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Snakes / by Firth, Rachel. ©2008
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