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Children's Nonfiction Reptiles & Amphibians

Snakes

by (author) Tamara Einstein

Publisher
Partners Publishing
Initial publish date
Jun 2020
Category
Reptiles & Amphibians
Recommended Age
6 to 8
Recommended Grade
1 to 3
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781988183541
    Publish Date
    Jun 2020
    List Price
    $6.99

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Description

Snakes are long, legless reptiles that are masters of disguise and experts hunters. Although many people fear snakes, most snakes helpfully eat great numbers of rats and mice and other pests. The fear of snakes is called ophiophobia. Most species of snakes are not venomous. All snakes are carnivores. Snakes can swallow prey larger than their heads. Snakes don’t have eyelids. Snakes are found on every continent except Antarctica Snakes can range from about 10 cm long to over 6 metres! Snakes smell with their tongue.

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Contributor Notes

Tamara is a biologist who travels the world exploring everything from rainforests to high mountaintops and languages to cultures. She has written books on mammals, whales, dolphins, and the human friendship with animals.

The Einstein Sisters love to explore the world of nature, science and the cultures and countries of the earth.We travel to remote adventures in rainforests, oceans, mountains, deserts and Arctic regions. We want share some of our favourite facts about the worlds we explore in a fun and colourful way.

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