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Snakes in Question

The Smithsonian Answer Book, Second Edition

by George R. Zug

  • 185 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Smithsonian .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference works,
  • Reptiles,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Nature,
  • Life Sciences - General,
  • Reptiles & Amphibians,
  • Miscellanea,
  • Snakes

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8828846M
    ISBN 101588341143
    ISBN 109781588341143

      John Mullan picks 10 of the best snakes in literature. Metamorphoses, by Ovid. Cadmus kills a monstrous serpent and hears the prediction that one day he will be turned into a snake.   "Snakes" is an animal book for kids. Suitable for kindergarten and pre-k ages. Kids watch colorful photos of snakes while learning basic facts like where snakes live and what they eat.

    The overwhelming question I had when reading ON THE PLAIN OF SNAKES was “Why does this book exist?” Enjoyable at times, it appears to possess a motivation most meaningful to its author. Most simply, it’s about an older white man seeking to benefit from the charms of a country by interacting with its inhabitants, thereby deriving greater.   Question: "What does the Bible say about snakes? Are snakes evil?" Answer: Snakes (or serpents) get plenty of attention in the Bible, which mentions them over 80 times. Snakes show up in Pharaoh’s court (Exodus ), in the wilderness (Numbers ), on the island of Malta (Acts ), and, of course, in the Garden of Eden (Genesis ).

    Question: Sea snakes are true snakes, and they are often deadly. Answer: Sea snakes travel in great numbers through open waters and have a powerful venom. Even a sea snake that appears to be dead may still be alive and able to deliver a potentially lethal bite. Snakes are thought to have evolved from terrestrial lizards as early as the Middle Jurassic Epoch ( million to million years ago). The oldest known fossil snake, Eophis underwoodi, was a small snake that lived in southern England about million years ago.. Snakes and man. Snakes are misunderstood and often maligned, primarily out of ignorance about their true nature and position.


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