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6 edition of The curious world of snakes. found in the catalog.

The curious world of snakes.

by Alfred Leutscher

  • 191 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Snakes -- Juvenile literature,
  • Snakes

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by Barry Driscoll.
    SeriesA McGraw-Hill natural science picture book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL666.O6 L714 1965
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5943401M
    LC Control Number65014376
    OCLC/WorldCa2583684

      "The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper" was all of these things. Actually, it was like going on a vacation with good friends and coming home well-rested and contented. This is the book that you choose, when you get stuck in the same genre or nothing strikes you as interesting/5.   These two little snakes were super curious. Every time I made a move they wanted to come over and check out what I was doing. On several occasions they actually climbed up .

      My snake is always curious about what's going on. I found she was very responsive by accident when I was running my hand across the top of the cage to make sure my cat hadn't broken it . Comprehensive, up-to-date, and richly illustrated with some color photographs, The New Encyclopedia of Snakes is the best single-volume reference on snakes. A thorough revision of the highly successful Encyclopedia of Snakes, Chris Mattison’s new book is the only one of its kind to deal in detail with snakes from around the sing the natural history of snakes and their.

      John Mullan picks 10 of the best snakes in literature. Metamorphoses, by Ovid. Cadmus kills a monstrous serpent and hears the prediction that one day he will be turned into a snake.   I’m a little curious as to why the entire Elapidae family was given its own spot, especially when an elapid (the spitting cobra) is at #1. Elapids cover everything from cobras to coral snakes to sea snakes to tiger snakes to brown snakes to the redbellied black snake to mambas to the most venomous snake on the planet: the taipan (specifically a subspecies of the taipan called the fierce snake).Author: Jonathan Wojcik.


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