This guide’s six double-sided panels fold up into a handy narrow packet which is sized to fit in your back pocket yet sturdy enough to stand up under repeated use. Lamination has also made the guide waterproof.
It describes over 35 species of snakes found in Missouri, including 5 venomous snakes.
The guide also features color photos that makes it ideal for field use. Common and scientific names, average adult size, habitat, diet, and behavior are described. Tips on field identification and safety instructions are also discussed. Identify that unexpected visitor in your yard or while out and about. Excellent for nature enthusiasts of all ages.
Spiders are everywhere and the Gulf coast states are no exception. Very few species are dangerous and these eight-legged allies are one of the most reliable and cheapest forms of pest control, gobbling up insects that carry diseases, infest homes and damage crops. Learn to recognize many kinds of spiders with this durable laminated twelve-panel guide that folds up conveniently to fit in a pocket or pack.
Perfect for the casual observer, gardener, homeowner or curious naturalist, it serves as both a general introduction and a useful reference. Colorful photographs illustrate 100 spider species, including several of both male and female, in side-by-side comparisons with descriptive text highlighting size, habitat, and web type. Representative webs are also shown, together with information about silk, venom and hunting techniques. A small section features other arachnids, such as the Scorpion, Harvestman and Ticks.Click here to view an electronic sample »
The wild mammals characteristic of the southeastern states are often elusive and difficult to locate and range from river valleys to mountain tops. Their tracks, scats, and signs may be the best clue for the nature-wise detective whether a casual observer, amateur naturalist, or outdoor adventure enthusiast of any age. Now, a practical, convenient-sized guide for use in track-scene investigation.
Color photos show common and some rare mammals of the region along with selected tracks, scats, and signs to facilitate visual identification of the animal or its trail. Mammals are listed by common and scientific name. Useful identification features including weight and size describe animals and signs, respectively, to facilitate field identification. Text explains behavioral, ecological, and habitat relationships for each species. This pocket-sized, 12-panel, laminated, waterproof guide is great for those who wish to know the outdoors.Click here to view an electronic sample »