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, you will learn about the Gila monster, a lizard that has a venomous bite.
Throughout the world there are many snakes and reptiles whose venomous bite can be fatal to humans. In the United States, however, there are only five: the coral snake, the copperhead, the cottonmouth water moccasin, the rattlesnake and the Gila monster.
There is a complete chapter dedicated to each of the venomous snakes and reptiles that are found in the United States. Color photos and detailed descriptions including range, habitat, physical appearance, behavior and life cycle are provided for each of these unique and mysterious reptiles.
As you read Venomous Reptiles you will learn useful tips on how to keep snakes out of your yard, suggestions on what to do if you or your pet are bitten by a venomous snake and how to recognize the symptoms of a bite.
This valuable guide is filled with information that will help you be more aware of the habits and behavior of the venomous reptiles found in the United States. Knowledge and awareness are the first steps in protecting yourself and your family from unexpected encounters with rattlesnakes and other venomous snakes.
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