Details A full-color guide to the natural history of venomous snakes
Information on dealing with venomous snakes in the wild
Includes 19 North American species accounts
Feared and reviled by many, venomous snakes are woefully misunderstood. This illustrated guide clears up many of the misconceptions about the animals and offers a glimpse into their extraordinary lives. Covering everything from hunting, feeding, and locomotion to shedding, mating, and reproduction, the book also examines the difficulties that these snakes and humans have coexisting and gives advice on what to do should you encounter a venomous snake in the field.
About the Author:
Cynthia Berger is a writer and editor whose work has appeared in magazines such as National Wildlife, Sports Afield, and Birder?s World. She is the author of Wild Guide: Owls and Wild Guide: Dragonflies and lives in State College, Pennsylvania.
120 pages, 26 color photos