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Easy Field Guide to Southwestern Snakes
The American Southwest has a wide variety of habitats range from areas below sea level to altitudes more than a mile above. Many species of snakes are found in the region that includes Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, and Mexico. This Easy Field Guide depicts 29 species - some commonly found throughout the region and a few rare or unusual species of special interest. Keep in mind that snakes may vary somewhat from one area to another
Most snakes are more active during warm weather.
Many species are strictly nocturnal, others are active primarily in the daytime. Some thrive in hot desert areas while others are found in the cooler mountains. Snakes can be fascinating and all have a valuable role in the ecosystems where they live. A good pair of binoculars is recommended for snake-watching. In the back of this book is a checklist so you can keep a record of the snakes you observe.
Booklet, c2007, 32 p. : ill. ; 14 cm.