Snakes of Virginia


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Snakes of Virginia Authors: , Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: University of Virginia Press Pages: 187 Illustrations and other contents: 53 colour photographs, 38 drawings, 28 maps Language: English ISBN: 9780813921549 Categories: , , , ,

The classic field guide to snakes found in the Old Dominion, now available in paperback.

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This is a beautifully illustrated and fully informative book which laymen can appreciate. - Virginian-Pilot and Ledger Star ""A volume anyone with an interest in Virginia snakes will want to have. It is also a work which should help create a new enthusiasm for studying and protecting these reclusive and ecologically important creatures.... A carefully written guide, technically accurate but accessible to the nonspecialist."" - Roanoke Times ""This guidebook identifies snake species native to Virginia and conveys data about location, diet, reproduction, enemies, life span, distinguishing characteristics, size, habitat, and common names."" - Science News ""This book is for the Virginia hiker, Boy/Girl Scout, naturalist, librarian, or teacher who wants to identify snakes or to know more about the local snakes."" -Library Journal

Author Biography

Donald W. Linzey, Professor of Biology at Wytheville Community College, is the author of Mammals of Virginia and coauthor of Mammals of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Michael J. Clifford is a Senior Extension Agent with the Virginia Cooperative Extension Service of Virginia Tech.