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Did you know that a King Cobra's bite contains enough poison to kill 20 people? This text includes many fascinating facts and records about the world of snakes. It features photographs, detailed illustrations and suggested Web site addresses where readers can go to find out more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 190 x 240mm | 220g
  • Usborne Publishing Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • colour illustrations, photos, index
  • 0746041896
  • 9780746041895

Table of 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; using the more

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