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Rattlesnakes by Russell Freedman

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Published by Holiday House in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Rattlesnakes -- Juvenile literature,
  • Rattlesnakes,
  • Snakes

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About the Edition

Describes the characteristics, habits, and behavior of the rattlesnake, a type of pit viper found only in the Americas, but especially in the United States and Mexico.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementRussell Freedman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL666.O69 F74 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p. :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2842666M
ISBN 100823405362
LC Control Number84004602
OCLC/WorldCa10558163

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Jan 01,  · Rattlesnakes book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Here are observations and speculations, legends and yarns, even gossip 4/5. Jan 01,  · Now I have. And it was a surprisingly intriguing, and not altogether unpleasant, experience for me. I have Patrick Jennings’ book WE CAN’T ALL BE RATTLESNAKES to thank for it! This book originally popped up on my radar when it was first published in but somehow it kept getting pushed farther down on my “to read” list/5. Rattlesnakes of Arizona. Volumes 1 and 2. Rattlesnakes of Arizona (2-volumes) is a multi-authored, peer-reviewed book ( pp.) that is intended for both professionals and laypersons. Each volume stands on its own in content yet they are complementary. This book was inspired by scientific and creative approaches to form, function, and context. Rattlesnakes and other pit vipers have remarkable heat-sensing pits. Located behind each nostril, below a straight line that would directly connect the nostril to the eye, is a loreal pit (called this because it is a depression in the loreal scale). These pits are highly effective in detecting differences in temperature even several yards away.

Rattlesnakes are a group of venomous snakes of the genera Crotalus and Sistrurus of the subfamily Crotalinae (the pit vipers). The scientific name Crotalus is derived from the Greek κρόταλον, meaning "castanet". The name Sistrurus is the Latinized form of the Greek word for "tail rattler" (Σείστρουρος, seistrouros) and shares its root with the ancient Egyptian musical Class: Reptilia. Jun 12,  · Rattlesnakes! This book is AMAZING! Tons of information the entire family can understand. Also enjoyed all the videos throughout the pages of this book-and the games & puzzles at the end of book! Would recommend this book to all. Can't wait to buy and read Wildman Phil's next book!5/5(2). Mar 20,  · Maria Tortilla's Storytime presents a Native American Tale, "Baby Rattlesnake," told by Te Ata, adapted by Lynn Moroney, and illustrated by Mira Reisberg. Thank you for . Browse the book with Google Preview». Despite all the fears of summer vacationists, I'm glad that rattlesnakes exist. I was born among them, grew up among them, and have, over the years, encountered them in many places.

Rattlesnakes is the debut album by British group Lloyd Cole and the Commotions, released on 12 October The album reached number 13 in the UK Album Charts and included the hit singles "Perfect Skin" (#26 in UK), "Forest Fire" (#41 in UK) and "Rattlesnakes" (#65 in Genre: Indie pop. Feb 01,  · About the Book. This virtual encyclopedia of the rattlesnake became a natural history sensation when it was first published in The republication of the Second Edition, with a new foreword by Harry W. Greene, will give amateur and professional herpetologists alike reason to rejoice. Rattlesnakes live in many places and habitats in the Western Hemisphere, from mountains to deserts and plains. There are more than 24 rattlesnake species and all of them have that most-famous feature: the rattle! The rattle is found at the tip of the rattlesnake’s tail. The snake uses the rattle to warn potential aggressors to back off or to distract prey. Jul 01,  · Because of a cascade of consequences there aren’t many left in the Northeast: timber rattlesnakes are classified as a threatened species in New York and an .