(a species of owlet moth (Noctuid)) Some caterpillars, after they emerge from their egg, can increase their weight by 25,000 times.

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With stunning new photos and the latest research, this comprehensive guide to the biology and natural history of snakes has been fully updated by experts David Gower and Katherine Garrett, in a striking new volume.

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£ 12.99


Whether loathed, feared, admired or worshipped, snakes evoke stronger human reactions than almost any other animal.

They move gracefully without limbs, swallow meals often several times larger than their own heads, and with many having venomous bites, never fail to fascinate.

Discover this ecologically important group of animals including more than 3,000 species, from garter snakes and vipers to boas and pythons

Includes information about

  • habitat
  • conservation status
  • unusual behaviour
  • stunning colour photographs throughout

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