Poisonous and Venomous Animals of America
Biology and Visual Guide
Daniel Pineda R.
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This interactive book about poisonous and venomous animals includes the most important species from Canada to Argentina. It comes with a complete photographic guide that includes more than 70 pictures of the more interesting species that reflect the biodiversity of America.
This book describes the distribution of each species, its behavior, and the risk that each one represents for humans. It also offers authoritative and practical suggestions about how to prevent accidents and give first aid.
In addition, it offers an interactive evaluation that allows you check your learning and an extensive bibliography for those who want to learn more about this fascinating subject.
The animals included in this book are: snakes, lizards, fish, stingrays, spiders, scorpions, caterpillars, bees, wasps, bumblebees, ants, jellyfishes, sea wasp, centipedes, cones, starfish and bearded fireworms.
Some of the most important venomous species included in this book are: rattlesnake (Crotalus sp.), common lancehead (Bothrops asper), Bushmaster (Lachesis muta), Eyelash viper (Bothriechis schlegelii), sea snake (pelamis platurus), coral snakes (Micrurus sp.) poison dart frogs (Dendrobates sp. and Phyllobates sp.), the Portuguese Man-of-war (Physalia Physalis), venomous caterpillars (Automeris io, Lonomia obliqua, and Lonomia achelous species), scorpions (Tytius and Centroroides genus), dangerous spiders (Latrodectus, Loxosceles and Phoneutria genus) and venomous fish like lionfish (Pterois volitans), rockfish (Sebastolobus alascanus).
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