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Rattlesnakes (Really Wild Life of Birds of…

Rattlesnakes (Really Wild Life of Birds of Prey)

by Doug Wechsler

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0823956008, Library Binding)

Kids are fascinated by snakes! These stunning books introduce kids to six types of snakes in their natural habitats. Readers will learn fun facts about the snakes' environments and how to identify different species. How did garter snakes get their name? Why do scientists study the venom of taipans? What material makes up a rattlesnake's rattle? How many bones are in the back of a python? Kids will discover the answers to these questions and more in this fascinating and beautiful nature series.

Did you know that the smallest rattlesnake (the Pygmy), and the largest (the Eastern Diamondback) can both be found in Florida's pine forests? How about that rattlesnake's rattles are made of the same material as human fingernails? This book is full of fabulous rattlesnake facts guaranteed to fascinate your students.

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Color photos fill this overview of the rattlesnake, which describes the reptile's rattle, fangs, venom, hunting skills, diet, habitat, life cycle, and threats from humans, and also provides a glossary and lists related Web sites.

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