Poisonous Animals A Fully Illustrated, Authoritative and Easy-to-Use Guide

A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press

Edmund D. Brodie, Jr., Ph.D.; Illustrated by John D. Dawson

Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press



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160 Pages



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Poisonous Animals is an introduction to the major groups of poisonous animals in the world, including the most deadly species. Learn about:

· Dangerous stingers, fangs, and spines

· The many varieties of venom, and the different ways they are used

· Where poisonous animals live

This guide includes full-color illustrations and little-known facts about some of the most remarkable animals on earth.

Using clear text and detailed illustrations, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press present accurate information in a handy format for the beginner to the expert. These guides focus on what your students are really going to see. They are easy to use: detailed, full-color illustrations, text, and maps are all in one place. They are easy to understand: accurate, accessible information is simplified without being misrepresented. They are authoritative, containing up-to-date information written experts and checked by specialists. And they are portable: handy and lightweight, designed to fit in a pocket and be carried anywhere.


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  • Edmund D. Brodie, Jr., Ph.D.; Illustrated by John D. Dawson

  • Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.