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Rattlesnakes and scientists

by D. C. Ipsen

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Published by Addison-Wesley Pub. Co. in [Reading, Mass.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rattlesnakes -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Rattlesnakes.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby D. C. Ipsen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL666.O6 I55
    The Physical Object
    Pagination111 p.
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5755642M
    ISBN 100201031639
    LC Control Number71105872
    OCLC/WorldCa94202

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      The people there have borne interference by the government in Boston since Shay’s Rebellion in , and to some, the rattlesnake project is one more unwelcome imposition. The opposition has been vocal enough that state legislators recently voted to hold off on the rattlesnake reestablishment for one year. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes will revisit the world of Panem sixty-four years before the events of The Hunger Games, starting on the morning of the reaping of the Tenth Hunger Games. This Barnes & Noble YA Book Club Edition includes a reader's group guide and a Q&A with the author, Suzanne Collins, and her editor David Levithan.


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Rattlesnakes and scientists by D. C. Ipsen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Rattlesnakes and scientists. [D C Ipsen] -- Describes the physical characteristics, habits, and behavior of various species of rattlesnakes "probably the most efficient killers of all poisonous snakes.". Here is a quick peek at some of the chapters and subjects covered in the books.-Check list of rattlesnakes, Key to the Rattlesnakes of Canada.

Key to the Rattlesnakes East of the Mississippi River, Key to the Rattlesnakes West of the M river. Key to the rattlesnakes of Mexico.

l and South America. and so on/5(18). This book in an area of Manitoba, Canada, north of Winnipeg--the Narcisse Wildlife Management Area--where thousands of red-sided garter snakes live and are studied by snake scientists. It was published inso perhaps they have learned more now () than the author was able to write about.

The scientists were studying things like/5. In Secrets of Snakes: The Science beyond Love or hate these limbless reptiles, almost everyone is fascinated by them. Although snakes are widespread and frequently encountered, they may be more misunderstood than any other group of animals/5. From giant rattlesnakes to mating dances, there are dozens of myths and misconceptions about snakes.

In Secrets of Snakes: The Science beyond the Myths, wildlife biologist David Steen tackles the most frequently asked questions and clears up prevailing myths. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Rattlesnakes and scientists book Collins,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Rattlesnakes (Crotalus or Sistrurus) are named for the rattle at the end of their tail, which makes a rattling sound as a warning to other are over thirty species of rattlesnakes that are indigenous to the Americas.

While most of those species have healthy populations, some rattlesnakes are considered threatened or endangered due to factors like poaching and the Author: Regina Bailey.

These used to be classified into two subspecies—the timber rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus horridus) and the canebrake (C. atricaudatus)—until scientists discovered that the two subspecies nearly had the same genetic r, many individuals believe that the canebrake and the timber are two distinct species based off of clear morphological differences.

Product details Age Range: 5 and up Grade Level: 1 - 4 Paperback: 40 pages Publisher: Little Five Star; 1 edition (Ma ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: 4 ounces Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars /5(13).

For all of their faults, The Hunger Games books a decade ago became a pop culture phenomenon. The brutal premise in a YA book, the surly heroine with a backbone of steel, the motifs of manipulation vs truth, the moral ambiguity, the pain of survival, the lasting impact of trauma — yeah, I loved it shamelessly, warts and all.

And then Collins writes a prequel about President Snow.4/5(K). 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.

From speedy slithering creatures and living dragons to snakes that fly and shed skin, Everything You Need to Know About Snakes explores the fascinating world of reptiles/5().

Buy Reptiles & amphibians books from today. Find our best selection and offers online, with FREE Click & Collect or UK delivery. 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. America's Snake: The Rise and Fall of the Timber Rattlesnake Hardcover – by Ted Levin (Author)/5(25).

In his new book, America’s Snake: The Rise and Fall of the Timber Rattlesnake, Levin takes us inside the world of rattlesnakes and introduces. Rattlesnakes range from 1–7 ft (30 cm to 2 m) in length, depending on the species. They are thick-bodied snakes and have ridged scales.

Diamond markings. Rattlesnakes vary in color according to their location and habitat. They may be gray, brown, olive-green, or reddish brown. Rattle sound. First published inthis book is a must-read for snake lovers. And by "snake lovers" I refer to those who have genuine respect for snakes in their natural habitats -- not those who collect exotic or native snakes, like trophies, to be ill-kept as "pets" in their s: 9.

The timber rattlesnake, canebrake rattlesnake or banded rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus), is a species of venomous pit viper endemic to eastern North America.

This is the only rattlesnake species in most of the populous northeastern United States and is second only to its cousins to the west, the prairie rattlesnake, as the most northerly distributed venomous snake in North America.

Rattlesnakes range from 30 cm to 2 m (1 to 7 ft) long, depending on the species. They are thick-bodied snakes and have ridged scales. Diamond markings. Rattlesnakes vary in colour according to their location and habitat. They may be grey, brown, olive-green, or reddish brown. Rattle sound. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes is a prequel book to The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne 's the prequel to the bestseller The Hunger Games, centering on the events that occurred 64 years prior to the trilogy.

The book was announced on J by Scholastic author Suzanne Collins said in a statement that she would go back to the years following .Without evidence to the contrary, scientists take a conservative approach and assume that parental care is absent in most reptiles. Sometimes scientists may make premature judgments based on incomplete information.

For years it was assumed that rattlesnakes do not care for their young after birth. ‎Rattlesnakes are one of the most feared reptiles on the planet and one of the most commonly encountered venomous snakes.

In this book you will learn how to identify rattlesnakes and other venomous snakes, how to avoid them and what do to if you run into one. Along with venomous snakes /5(5).