Books tagged: herpetology

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You're Gonna' Get Bit!: Harrowing Tales of Herpetology
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 21,480. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ichthyology & Herpetology, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
From chasing frogs as a child, to milking venomous snakes for a living, Mark Ferdinand explores a lifetime of tales from the world of reptiles and amphibians. Whether it's a quest for his first turtle, keeping crocodiles in his closet, or chasing snakes around the workplace, You're Gonna' Get Bit! has a story that all "herpers" and nature lovers can relate to and enjoy.
Boa Care Made Easy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,120. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Boas and pythons are among the most popular species of snakes kept in captivity, but like all exotic pets they require specific husbandry. With over 25 years experience keeping reptiles, the author guides you through every step from choosing the right species and a healthy specimen, through housing, feeding, handling and even breeding.
An Exploration of Patterns and Color Palettes of Snakes
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
This research article discusses the appearance of snakes, in regards to their color variation and the patterns arranged on their scales. Snakes throughout the world are found in every color of the rainbow and range from bearing solid markings to intricate geometric patterns on their skin. Emphasis of this article is placed on understanding as well as appreciating the reasons for such diversity.