Venomous Snakes of the World: A Manual for Use by U.S. Amphibious Forces

Venomous Snakes of the World: A Manual for Use by U.S. Amphibious Forces

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by Department of the Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Scott Shupe
     
 

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Originally published in 1962, and fully updated and colorized by Scott Shupe, Poisonous Snakes of the World is the perfect practical guide to not only snake bite survival, but to understand and identifying every venomous snake on the planet. Even if no life hangs in the balance, this manual is a great reference guide for the outdoors enthusiast, the reptile

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Originally published in 1962, and fully updated and colorized by Scott Shupe, Poisonous Snakes of the World is the perfect practical guide to not only snake bite survival, but to understand and identifying every venomous snake on the planet. Even if no life hangs in the balance, this manual is a great reference guide for the outdoors enthusiast, the reptile lover, or anyone with a thirst for pragmatic, how-to knowledge.

With this comprehensive edition, you will be armed with one of the most thorough volumes available for dealing with these incredible reptiles, including definitive advice on:

  • Precautions to avoid snake bites.
  • Identifying the symptoms and signs of snake venom poisoning.
  • First-Aid and medical treatments.
  • Recognizing poisonous snakes.
  • Indigenous species to various regions around the world.
  • Sources of Antivenin.
Snakes can be among some of the most deadly creatures on the planet. They are also extremely fascinating, and by taking the proper precautions, can be enjoyed and appreciated. From the Monocle Cobra to the Gaboon Viper, learn to fear and respect these incredible reptiles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781620876237
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
09/04/2013
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
1,281,474
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Department of the Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery is the headquarters command for Navy Medicine. Under the leadership of the Navy Surgeon General, Navy Medicine provides high quality health care to beneficiaries in wartime and in peacetime.

Scott Shupe began his naturalist career in 1971 at the famed Ross Allen Reptile Institute in Silver Springs, Florida. He has also worked at Florida’s St. Augustine Alligator Farm and at the Black Hills Reptile Gardens in Rapid City, South Dakota. Today he serves as the director of education for the Kentucky Reptile Zoo & Venom Laboratory.

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Venomous Snakes of the World: A Manual for Use by U.S. Amphibious Forces 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good start! Grammar, though. <p> Small app: <br> Name: Hylm <br> Age: Meh. <br> Gender: &male <br> Appearance: Short, spiky blond hair. Dark chestnut brown eyes. Tanned skin and scrawny build. <br> Meho(?) Elemntal thingy: Fire is that was a choice. O.o <br> Dragon: Crimzon, a lithe scarlet-scaled wyrm-hybrid. Has golden eyes.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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