Deadliest Spiders

Deadliest Spiders

by Kris Hirschmann


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Deadliest Spiders by Kris Hirschmann

Teeth, claws, power, speed, venom, and an acute sense of hearing or sight-these are some of the characteristics that the world's deadliest predators rely on for their survival. Each volume in the Deadliest Predators series focuses on one group of animals (sharks, snakes, spiders, eta) and then profiles six creatures within that group. How they hunt, what they eat, where they live, and the essential role they play in maintaining nature's balance are all vividly and accurately detailed. Sidebars; large, full-color photographs; and a glossary add depth and interest to each book in the series.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781682820582
Publisher: Referencepoint Pr Inc
Publication date: 08/01/2016
Series: Deadliest Predators Series
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 1080L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction: Fodder for Phobias 4

Chapter 1 Black Widow 8

Chapter 2 Brazilian Wandering Spider 18

Chapter 3 Chilean Recluse 28

Chapter 4 Sydney Funnel-Web Spider 38

Chapter 5 Eastern Mouse Spider 48

Chapter 6 Indian Ornamental Tarantula 58

Source Notes 68

Glossary 70

For Further Research 72

Index 74

Picture Credits 79

About the Author 80

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