The Resource Snakes : the evolution of mystery in nature, Harry W. Greene ; with photographs by Michael and Patricia Fogden

Snakes : the evolution of mystery in nature, Harry W. Greene ; with photographs by Michael and Patricia Fogden

Label
Snakes : the evolution of mystery in nature
Title
Snakes
Title remainder
the evolution of mystery in nature
Statement of responsibility
Harry W. Greene ; with photographs by Michael and Patricia Fogden
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This is a book about some of nature's most alluring and forbidding creatures, written by a man with an abiding passion for snakes, as well as for science, conservation, and the beauty and complexity of nature. Snakes inhabit all major ecosystems outside of the polar regions and are among the most common predators on other vertebrates. More than 2,700 species of snakes are currently recognized, place in about 420 genera and 18 families ..."
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Greene, Harry W.
Dewey number
597.96
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
QL666.O6
LC item number
G69 1997eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Snakes
  • NATURE
  • Snakes
  • Slangen (biologie)
Label
Snakes : the evolution of mystery in nature, Harry W. Greene ; with photographs by Michael and Patricia Fogden
Link
https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=8691
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-335) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Classification and general biology -- Locomotion and habitats -- Diet and feeding -- Venomous snakes and snakebite -- Predators and defense -- Behavior, reproduction, and population biology -- Blindsnakes -- Pipesnakes, boas, and other basal groups -- Old World Colubrids -- New World Colubrids -- Stiletto snakes and other African enigmas -- Cobras, coralsnakes, and their relatives -- Seakraits and seasnakes -- Vipers, adders, and pitvipers -- Evolution and biogeography -- Snakes and others: past, present, and future -- Epilogue: why snakes? -- Appendix: systematics and evolutionary inference
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 351 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520935433
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
color illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)44957542
  • (OCoLC)ocm44957542
Label
Snakes : the evolution of mystery in nature, Harry W. Greene ; with photographs by Michael and Patricia Fogden
Link
https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=8691
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-335) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Classification and general biology -- Locomotion and habitats -- Diet and feeding -- Venomous snakes and snakebite -- Predators and defense -- Behavior, reproduction, and population biology -- Blindsnakes -- Pipesnakes, boas, and other basal groups -- Old World Colubrids -- New World Colubrids -- Stiletto snakes and other African enigmas -- Cobras, coralsnakes, and their relatives -- Seakraits and seasnakes -- Vipers, adders, and pitvipers -- Evolution and biogeography -- Snakes and others: past, present, and future -- Epilogue: why snakes? -- Appendix: systematics and evolutionary inference
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 351 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520935433
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
color illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)44957542
  • (OCoLC)ocm44957542

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