Poisonous snakes by Colin McCarthy

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Published by Gloucester Press in New York .

Written in English

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About the Edition

Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of various poisonous snakes, including the coral snake, viper, and rattlesnake.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementColin McCarthy ; illustrations, Louise Nevett, Tessa Barwick.
SeriesFirst sight
ContributionsNevett, Louise, ill., Barwick, Tessa, ill.
LC ClassificationsQL666.O6 M38 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2415067M
ISBN 100531170535
LC Control Number87080464

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