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Venomous creatures

G. Newlands

Venomous creatures

by G. Newlands

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Published by Struik Publishers in Cape Town .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Southern
    • Subjects:
    • Poisonous animals -- Africa, Southern -- Identification.,
    • First aid in illness and injury.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 63) and index.

      Other titlesStruik pocket guide venomous creatures of Southern Africa, Venomous creatures of Southern Africa
      StatementGerry Newlands ; illustrated by Elbie de Meillon.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL100 .N49 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination63 p. :
      Number of Pages63
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL289231M
      ISBN 101868720578
      LC Control Number97193332
      OCLC/WorldCa38850801

        This species doesn’t have particularly potent venom, but the allergic reaction suffered by per cent of the population coupled with the high incidence of bee stings make them second to snakes as the most deadly venomous animal in Australia. Top 30 dangerous animals in Australia. This list was developed by the Australian Museum in Sydney. Our preoccupation with these creatures is deep-seated, as demonstrated by the limestone pillars of a 10,year-old Turkish temple that are decorated with a host of venomous creatures, including spiders, snakes, and scorpions.

      Information on the adaptations of ocean-dwelling snakes and issues of snake conservation as well as an examination of venomous lizards follow. From bamboo pitvipers to deep-diving seasnakes, and from adders and asps to terciopelos and the massasaugas, this book takes an original approach to examining these enthralling creatures.   The Amazon rainforest is inhabited by rare and unique lifeforms, including some of the world's most dangerous creatures. The poison dart frog, found in the Amazon, is one of the world's most dangerous creatures. Visiting the Amazon rainforest is the coveted dream of many nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts from around the : Oishimaya Sen Nag.

      “A box jellyfish is little more than goo, yet it can kill a man in less than five minutes. A spider or a scorpion can be unceremoniously crushed under our feet, yet some of their venoms can take us out just as easily,” Christie Wilcox reports in _Venomous: How Earth’s Deadliest Creatures Mastered Biochemistry._ In this book, based on her PhD research, Wilcox introduces us to. He explains how he traveled across the country by train, drove through the Outback, and visited museums and other tourist attractions. He also provides some history and describes venomous snakes and other creatures, even seashells, that can kill you in Australia, contrasting this with the friendliness of most of the people there.


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