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2 edition of Snakes as pets. found in the catalog.

Snakes as pets.

Hobart Muir Smith

Snakes as pets.

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Published by All-Pets Books in Fond du Lac, Wis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Serpents.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF459.S5 S5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination50 p.
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6115573M
    LC Control Number52013813
    OCLC/WorldCa2605259


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The reality of snakes, though, is infinitely more fascinating than the tall tales. No matter your opinion on snakes, you’ll have a new appreciation for what we know – and what we don’t. Checkered garter snakes rarely bite and can be easily handled, so they are one of the most popular garter snakes to keep as pets.

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