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Snakes are feared around the world In some countries, such as Panama and Costa Rica, this comes from the presence of venomous snakes that bite and, in some cases, kill people In truth, the majority of snakes are not a threat to humans, and all are fascinating animals that deserve our protection and understanding This book includes Text in easy to read English and Spanish 56 species accounts with range maps Over 150 colored photographs No Touch keys to help identify species List of hospitals in Panama and Costa Rica by province It is our hope that this book will not only help to limit the incidental and unnecessary killings of snakes, but also reduce the number of accidental snake bites Las culebras son temidas en todo el mundo En algunos pa ses, como Panam y Costa Rica, esta proviene de la presencia de culebras venenosas que se muerden y, en algunos casos, matan a la gente En verdad, la mayor a de las culebras no son una amenaza para los seres humanos, y todos son animales fascinantes que merecen nuestra protecci n y comprensi n Este libro incluye Texto de f cil de leer en ingl s y en espa ol 56 descripciones de especies con mapas de distribuci n M s de 150 fotograf as en color Claves de No Tocar para ayudar a identificar las especies Lista de hospitales en Panam y Costa Rica por provincia Es nuestra esperanza que este libro no s lo nos ayudar a limitar la captura incidental y muertes innecesarias de culebras, sino tambi n reducir el n mero de accidentes las mordeduras de culebras....

Title : The Venomous Snakes and their Mimics of Panama and Costa Rica: Las Culebras Venenosas y sus Mímicas de Panamá y Costa Rica
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ISBN : 1493586017
Format Type : Paperback
Language : English
Publisher : CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform 1 edition October 27, 2013
Number of Pages : 282 pages
File Size : 980 KB
Status : Available For Download
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The Venomous Snakes and their Mimics of Panama and Costa Rica: Las Culebras Venenosas y sus Mímicas de Panamá y Costa Rica Reviews

  • Leslie C Brinkman
    2019-05-20 22:04

    This guide is laid out perfectly! Each species gets a page or two with their common name, scientific name, a picture, a description of their morphology, abundance, range (with a map), habitat, habits, and a list of similar species. At the top of each page is a red exclamation point next to the name if it is a venomous species, and green M if it is a mimic.

  • kbincostarica
    2019-05-23 15:59

    Living in a tropical dry forest, we have a variety that frequent our property. The locals know their snakes well but there also preconceptions that need to be examined. This book helps explain the differences

  • Wanderer
    2019-05-19 17:05

    Exactly what I needed to prepare for my trip to Central America. This book is easy to read with great illustrations that make identifying the many snakes of the area easy and quick to do. Knowing which snakes are venomous and which are mimics can be a life saver in that environment. Must have for travelling to this area! Get it-learn it-be prepared.

  • Chuck
    2019-05-17 22:59

    A lot of scientific reading but I expect informative when I am there.

  • Shem D Unger
    2019-05-09 17:12

    This is an exceptionally well written field guide filling in some of the gaps in our knowledge. Great natural history information and photos. This book should be caried by both scientists and vacationers/retirees in the tropics, and for tropical field courses. The fact that it has sections both in English and Spanish make it more helpful and informative!

  • Jane
    2019-04-24 20:11

    learning Spanish and Snakes at the same time, what more?

  • Ethan S.
    2019-05-02 23:08

    Fantastic book! Very comprehensive and useful with comparative images for diagnostic and notes on ecology! Would recommend!

  • Miguel Matamoscas
    2019-05-17 20:47

    THIS RATING IS FOR THE KINDLE EDITION. SOME OF THE TEXT IN THE TABLES WAS CUT OFF AND THE REPRODUCTION OF THE PHOTOS WERE SO POOR AS TO BE WORTHLESS. I DO THINK THAT THE PRINT BOOK WOULD RATE FOUR STARS.