A Field Guide to Texas Snakes

A Field Guide to Texas Snakes

by Alan Tennant
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A Field Guide to Texas Snakes by Alan Tennant

This second edition provides fascinating insights into the biology and behavior of Texas snakes, including the latest findings on abundance, reproductive habits, what snakes eat, and size. This guide is an invaluable tool for indentifying, understanding, and appreciating Texas' world-renowned snake population- the largest in the U.S.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780877192770
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
Publication date: 03/01/1998
Series: Gulf's Fieldguide Series
Edition description: 2nd Edition
Pages: 292
Product dimensions: 6.46(w) x 8.38(h) x 0.71(d)

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A Field Guide to Texas Snakes 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I am a Police Officer in Texas. I deal with snakes in my City. This book allows me to know what I am dealing with. It can be used as a bite finder. People can use the pictures to show you what they were biten by.
Guest More than 1 year ago
this is a truly outstanding book on texas snakes.any outdoorsman or herpetologist in texas definitely needs this book.
Guest More than 1 year ago
If you live in Texas or if you just want to know more about the snakes of Texas, this is the best field guide that you can get. Mr. Tennant not only has selected very appropriate photographs of each species he describes, but the accompanying information is the best that I've seen in any field guide about *anything*. I probably learned more about snakes by reading this one book than I'd learned from all the others I'd read to that point. Included in addition to the descriptions of the individual snakes, their sizes, habitats, reproduction, distributions, and behaviors are detailed information regarding envenomation and treatment, along with a table of venom potency for relevant snakes. Think that the Texas coral snake is the bad boy? Prepare to be surprised!