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A-Z of snake keeping

Christopher Mattison

A-Z of snake keeping

by Christopher Mattison

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Published by Sterling Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Snake culture -- Encyclopedias,
  • Snakes -- Breeding -- Encyclopedias,
  • Captive snakes -- Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesA to Z of snake-keeping.
    StatementChris Mattison ; with photographs by the author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF515.5.S64 M37 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143 p. :
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1857916M
    ISBN 100806982462
    LC Control Number90010178
    OCLC/WorldCa22243375

    The book is illustrated with a fascinating and unique collection of well over a hundred Cann's Snakes Alive will bring you back to the turn of the century to a time when snake oil and snake showman were part of the landscape in Australia/5(2). Verse 6. - Fiery serpents, גְחָשִׁים שְׂרָפִים. Nachash is the ordinary word for serpent. The word saraph which seems to mean "burning one," stands (by itself) for a serpent in verse 8, and also in Isaiah ; Isaiah In Isaiah , 6 it stands for one of the symbolic beings (seraphim) of the prophet's vision. The only idea common to the two meanings (otherwise so.

    Chris Mattison's new book is the only one of its kind to deal in detail with snakes from around the world. Addressing the natural history of snakes, the book incorporates new information on snake biology and classification and includes a complete list of every family and genus, with notes on each. One of Washington Post’s Best Books of “The Snakes is many things—a parable and an ancient drama where a father’s greed devours his children, a police procedural, an avid take on tabloid venality, and a bitter comedy, superbly observed, where behind a woman’s eyes she is ‘all movement inside herself, like a wasp in a glass.’ I admit that I’m still shaken by parts of this.

    Snakes can be seen in places where rodents are present in huge number. Rodents are probably the best food for them and having a lot of rats and mice means inviting the snake to thrive in or near your house. Also, keep a check on frogs and birds in your yard to keep snakes out . (A snake’s venom can be used as medicine; snakes rid many areas of unwanted vermin; snakes are a food source for other animals, etc.). Ask students to recall some facts they learned about snakes from the book. Create a web diagram on the board to record students' answers. Don’t miss these interesting facts from the book: Snakes do not chew.


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A-Z of snake keeping by Christopher Mattison Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book got me started in keeping snakes as pets. It does a thorough job in reviewing the captive care requirements of many commonly kept species of snakes while pointing out potential issues in caring for different snake breeds, It has nice colorful pictures and discusses advanced topics related to health and by: 2.

This book got me started in keeping snakes as pets. It does a thorough job in reviewing the captive care requirements of many commonly kept species of snakes while pointing out potential issues in caring for different snake breeds, It has nice colorful pictures and discusses advanced topics related to health and reproduction.5/5(1).

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[Chris Mattison] -- Provides reference information for anyone interested in keeping and breeding snakes. Book: All Authors / Contributors: Chris Mattison.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes. A reference book which should be suitable for both the novice and the more experienced snake keeper. The information includes suitable species, safe accommodation and heating, feeding and hatchlings, diseases and parasites, sexing, breeding and colour mutations.

Complete guide to keeping venomous snakes. Covers housing, security, snake hooks, pinning sticks, tubing, snake shields, catchboxes, bagging sticks, and Our Stores Are Open Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help. A-Z of Snake Keeping Christopher Mattison, This is a book that helped start the hobby.

Anacondas (Snake Discovery Library Set) Bargar Johnson / Library Binding / Published Ball Python Manual Philippe De Vosjoli, et al / Paperback / Published Boa Constrictors Sherie Bargar, Linda Johnson / Library Binding / Published All About Snakes gives students the chance to decide how they feel about snakes.

This text contains fascinating information about snakes, including where they live, how they hunt, and other interesting facts.

Up-close and colorful photographs will keep students engaged with this exciting topic. Keeping and Breeding Snakes by Chris Mattison, is a great book, i have recently decided to start keeping snakes and this was the first book i purchased on the subject, and i must say that it is the only book i have ever needed to purchase because it contains everything that you will ever need to know.

viv set ups, health problems, info on snake species, its all there. i found it really helpful Reviews: 5. Biography. Mark O'Shea is an herpetologist, television broadcaster, zoologist, author, photographer, lecturer and public speaker, and the Consultant Curator of Reptiles at West Midland Safari Park in the UK.

His life has revolved around snakes for more than five decades and is an advocate for snake conservation. Between and Mark presented four seasons of the internationally acclaimed. The king cobra is a highly venomous snake.

It lives in forests from India to mainland Southeast Asia southward to the Philippines and Indonesia. Flank, Lenny, Jr. Snakes: Their Care and Keeping (Howell Book House, ).

Greene, H.W. Snakes: Mattison, Chris. A–Z of Snake Keeping (Sterling, ). Mattison, Chris, ed. The Encyclopedia. In keeping records for given reptiles, I recorded all on sheets of paper (held in the snake rooms) before this information was later transferred to individual files for each animal.

Prior toindividual snake files were held in paper form, but later these records were keyed into a computer. There are more than 3, species of snakes on the planet and they’re found everywhere except in Antarctica, Iceland, Ireland, Greenland, and New Zealand.

About species are venomous, and. snake head can still inflict a bite. Most snakes will only bite when startled, provoked, threatened, or cornered When working in wooded areas: Where sturdy over the ankle boots, durable pants, and use gloves to handle refuse Tread heavily, snakes will hear you and flea Direct Encounters: Back away, keep your eyes on the snake SNAKES!!!!.

As a result they are one of the easiest – and hence best – pet snakes to keep for a beginner. As this species has been “the” snake that most owners start with so long, they have been bred in captivity for decades.

This has two benefits for the keeper. Firstly, baby corn snakes are for sale in most good reptile shops on a regular basis. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. / / The boa constrictor is a large, thick-bodied snake of the boa family, Boidae. Its scientific name, Boa constrictor, is the same as its common range is wide, from Argentina to northern Mexico, and though it thrives in tropical rain forests, it also inhabits savannas, cane fields, and semiarid scrublands.

Snakes in this family (vipers) are known for their long, hinged hollow fangs. Unlike the elapids, which have fixed fangs, the vipers have fangs that can retract and extend.

When inactive, these fangs stay folded back against the roof of the snake’s mouth. When. Recommended Book: A-Z of Keeping Snakes by The venom of these snakes are increasingly being used to create medicines to treat all sorts of ailments.

A number of snake species eat other snakes, including other venomous species, such as rattlesnakes. Not sure if that is clear or not I guess what I mean is do I have to have a seperate file on each snake or can I just kind of flip through the snakes on one file.

Ball Pythons, Greybanded Kings, Cal Kings, Brooksi, Goini, Striped Motley Corns, Normal Corns, Ghost Motley Corn, Anery Corns, Emoryi x Corn, Venomous Snakes. The regularity with which people kill a snake first and ask questions later might lead you to believe that the world is overrun with venomous snakes.

In fact, venomous snakes only make up about 10 percent of snake species worldwide, and in Massachusetts only two of the state’s fourteen species of snakes are venomous. A fully revised edition of the classic book on snake care! Featuring the most up-to-date equipment, expanded facts on feeding, and newly written species accounts, along with 70 full-color photographs and updated diagrams, this guide provides all the essentials that every snake /5(8).Snake Weights.

The Snake Weights can also be used to hold down curled charts and single sheets of paper. Available in three lengths for small, medium and large books. Easily cut down to exact size for a special display. Gresswell Specialist Library Resou. Thus, snake dreams usually occur only when we have something quite serious pressing on our mind, body, and spirit.

Remember, though, not all snake dreams are nightmares. Keep reading to discover how dreams about snakes can actually be wonderful omens! Yes. Really. Snake Dream Interpretation & Meaning By Dream Symbol.