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Rattlesnake Portrait of a Predator

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ISBN-10: 1560988088

ISBN-13: 9781560988083

Edition: 1998

Authors: Manny Rubio

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List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press
Publication date: 8/17/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 9.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.992
Language: English

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Origins and Characteristics of Rattlesnakesp. 1
How and Where Rattlesnakes Livep. 18
From Head to Tail: The Rattlesnake's Exteriorp. 37
The Rattlesnake's Seven Sensesp. 60
Feeding and Inner Workingsp. 73
Rattlesnake Responses to Weatherp. 90
Sex, Reproduction, and Growthp. 105
How Rattlesnakes Movep. 123
Fangs: The Business End of a Rattlesnakep. 133
Rattlesnake Roundupsp. 149
The Real Value of Rattlesnakesp. 161
Rattlesnakes in Lore and Religionp. 171
Rattlesnakes as Symbols: The Good, the Bad, and the Uglyp. 183
Ensuring Rattlesnake Survivalp. 198
Complete Scientific and Common English and Spanish Names of Recent Rattlesnakesp. 211
Common English and Scientific Names of Recent Rattlesnakesp. 214
Partial List of North American Professional, Avocational, and Regional Herpetological Societiesp. 216
Glossaryp. 219
Bibliographyp. 224
Indexp. 237
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