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Garter Snakes

3.67 of 5 stars 3.67  ·  rating details  ·  3 ratings  ·  2 reviews
From the deadly rattlesnake to the enormous anaconda, this series shows the distinctive characteristics and behaviours that make each species of snake so fascinating.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published February 1st 2011 by Capstone Press (first published January 1st 2011)
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As a teen I found a wild garter snake while hiking in the mountains. I thought it would be funny to take it home to surprise my mom with it. Boy was she surprised! Afterward I noticed the snake throwing up (I didn't think I scared him that bad!). I didn't know why it was throwing up. But, after reading this simple book, now I do!

Lots of fun facts and interesting tidbits about garter snakes. I encounter them quite often while in the mountains so I'm glad to know more about them.
Eric Bengtson
First photos are poor quality, but the rest are great. Chapters and paragraphs with grey formatting and pretty interesting content.
Heather Montgomery
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Heather L. Montgomery writes about science and nature for kids. Her subject matter ranges from snake tongues to spider silk to snail poop. With a B.S. in Biology and a M.S. in Environmental Education, Heather's passion for nonfiction comes out in her writing and presentations. When she is not writing, Heather can be found climbing a tree, hiking to a waterfall or paddling a river. Learn more about ...more
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