Dangerous Animals and Plants: An Introduction to Dangerous North American Species

Dangerous Animals and Plants: An Introduction to Dangerous North American Species

by James Kavanagh, Raymond Leung
     
 


There are 8,000 snakebites in the US every year. Plant ingestion results in 63,000 calls to national poison centers annually. This guide identifies some of the most feared and dangerous North American species of animals and plants and its purpose is twofold: 1) to debunk irrational myths about species such as snakes, spiders, sharks and bears; 2) to educate…  See more details below

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There are 8,000 snakebites in the US every year. Plant ingestion results in 63,000 calls to national poison centers annually. This guide identifies some of the most feared and dangerous North American species of animals and plants and its purpose is twofold: 1) to debunk irrational myths about species such as snakes, spiders, sharks and bears; 2) to educate people about the proper action to take if one is confronted and/or injured by these dangerous species. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use. Made in the USA.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583553091
Publisher:
Waterford Press Ltd.
Publication date:
04/01/2006
Series:
Pocket Naturalist Guide Series
Pages:
1
Sales rank:
90,271
Product dimensions:
3.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author


Zoologist James Kavanagh has researched and written more than 450 publications pertaining to wildlife observation and outdoor recreation. His unique talent is in taking complex information and synthesizing the salient points to make knowledge about nature and the outdoors more accessible to novices, and to present quick, portable reference information for more experienced wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts. His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.

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