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Snakes of the Eastern United States, Whit Gibbons

Label
Snakes of the Eastern United States
Title
Snakes of the Eastern United States
Statement of responsibility
Whit Gibbons
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
More than sixty species of snakes are found in the eastern United States, the region of highest biodiversity of all reptiles and amphibians in North America. In this brand new guide, stunning photographs, colourful geographic range maps, and comprehensive written accounts provide essential information about each species including detailed identification characteristics, general ecology and behaviour, and conservation status. Carefully researched and written by two expert herpetologists, the guide is directed toward a general audience interested in natural history
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gibbons, Whit
Dewey number
597.96
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QL666.O6
NAL item number
G445 2017
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
A Wormsloe Foundation nature book
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Snakes
  • Snakes
  • Snakes
  • United States, East
Label
Snakes of the Eastern United States, Whit Gibbons
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
All about snakes. Why snakes? ; General biology of snakes ; Snake diversity ; Food and feeding ; Predators ; Defense ; Reproduction ; Locomotion ; Activity ; Temperature biology ; Identifying snake species of the eastern United States -- Species accounts. Introduction ; How to use the species accounts ; Small terrestrial snakes ; Midsized terrestrial snakes ; Large terrestrial snakes ; Watersnakes ; Venomous snakes ; Introduced species -- People and snakes. What is a herpetologist? ; Urban snakes. Most common snakes found in 25 of the largest eastern cities ; Snakes as pets ; Snake conservation ; Attitudes about snakes ; Frequently asked questions about snakes -- What snakes are found where you live? What kinds of snakes are found in your state? ; Conservation statues of snakes in the eastern United States ; Distribution of all snake species ; Distribution of venomous snake species
Control code
ocn942838788
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
416 pages
Isbn
9780820349701
Lccn
2016026147
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
Label
Snakes of the Eastern United States, Whit Gibbons
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
All about snakes. Why snakes? ; General biology of snakes ; Snake diversity ; Food and feeding ; Predators ; Defense ; Reproduction ; Locomotion ; Activity ; Temperature biology ; Identifying snake species of the eastern United States -- Species accounts. Introduction ; How to use the species accounts ; Small terrestrial snakes ; Midsized terrestrial snakes ; Large terrestrial snakes ; Watersnakes ; Venomous snakes ; Introduced species -- People and snakes. What is a herpetologist? ; Urban snakes. Most common snakes found in 25 of the largest eastern cities ; Snakes as pets ; Snake conservation ; Attitudes about snakes ; Frequently asked questions about snakes -- What snakes are found where you live? What kinds of snakes are found in your state? ; Conservation statues of snakes in the eastern United States ; Distribution of all snake species ; Distribution of venomous snake species
Control code
ocn942838788
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
416 pages
Isbn
9780820349701
Lccn
2016026147
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps

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