Snakes Of The Eastern United States

Author: Whit Gibbons
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 0820349704
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This is the most accessible and informative guide to snakes of the eastern United States available anywhere.

Snakes Of Eastern North America

Author: Carl H. Ernst
Publisher: Fairfax, Va. : George Mason University Press
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The first treatise to be published in thirty years on the 58 snakes found in eastern North America, Snakes of Eastern North America provides a current summary of the taxonomy, ecology, and behavior of each species.

Snakes Of The Southeast

Author: J. Whitfield Gibbons
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 9780820326528
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Featuring more than three hundred color photographs and nearly fifty distribution maps, Snakes of the Southeast is stuffed with both entertaining and detailed, in-depth information.

Snakes Of North America

Author: Alan Tennant
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
ISBN: 1461662192
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Eastern and Central Regions Alan Tennant ... For much the same reason, after
millennia of biological success snakes are now in worldwide decline as man's
domination of the planet has driven species after herpetological species to the
brink ... The formerly profuse reptile fauna of the southeastern United States has
been decimated by commercial and residential development, lumbering,
chemical effluent, the invasion of South American fire ants, and commercial
collecting for the pet ...


Author: Harry W. Greene
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520200142
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As to which species can quickly place one in grave jeopardy, bites from Black
Mambas (Dendroaspis polylepis) and King Cobras (Ophio- phagus hannah) can
be life-threatening within minutes. Which snake causes the most accidents varies
with local abundance and habits as well as human behavior; Copperheads (
Agkistrodon contortrix) are common in the eastern United States and difficult to
see, although the many bites from this small species virtually never result in

Snakes Of The United States And Canada

Author: John Rossi
Publisher: Malabar, Fla. : Krieger Publishing Company
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A summary of the natural history and maintenance in captivity of all species of snakes found in the United States and Canada.

Wilderness Medicine E Book

Author: Paul S. Auerbach
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455733563
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The incidence of snakebite in Canada is much lower than in the United States
because of fewer snake species and numbers in colder climates. In Mexico,
snakebite has greater medical ... In the United States, these colorful reptiles are
found in Arizona (Sonoran coral snake, Micruroides euryxanthus), the
southeastern United States (eastern coral snake, Micrurus fulvius), and Texas (
Texas coral snake, Micrurus tener[formerly M. fulvius tenere]). Mexican coral
snakes include ...

Lone Star Field Guide To Texas Snakes

Author: Alan Tennant
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
ISBN: 1461635640
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... First described in 1853 in the famous Catalog of North American Reptiles by
Smithsonian Institute Secretary Spencer Fullerton Baird and Frenchman Charles
Frederich Girard, this oviparous genus is contained in the subfamily
Xenodontinae. Tantilla-a name drawn from a gypsy dance, presumably because
of the lively struggles of this genus' members to escape when handled vary by
species from common and well known to rare and poorly understood. In the
eastern United States, ...

Andrew S Diseases Of The Skin

Author: William D. James
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 143773619X
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Antivenin is used in severe envenomation, and antitetanus measures are
indicated. In the eastern United States, copperheads inflict most snake bites,
followed by rattlesnakes and cottonmouths. Most of these children can be
managed conservatively, although Crotalidae antivenin, antibiotics, and
fasciotomy may be needed. Lizard bite Heloderma suspectum (the Gila monster)
is found chiefly in Arizona and New Mexico. Another venomous lizard is the
beaded lizard of southwestern ...