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  • O'Shea, Mark.
     
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  • Boa constrictor.
     
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  • Pythons.
     
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  • Boa constrictor -- Identification.
     
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  • Pythons -- Identification.
     
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  • Boa constricteur.
     
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  • Pythons.
     
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    Boas and pythons of the world / Mark O'Shea.
    by O'Shea, Mark.
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    Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2007. 2007.
    Subjects
  • Boa constrictor.
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  • Pythons.
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  • Boa constrictor -- Identification.
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  • Pythons -- Identification.
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  • Boa constricteur.
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  • Pythons.
  • ISBN: 
    9780691131009 (hbk.)
    0691131007 (hbk.)
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    160 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 33 cm.
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    Foreword -- [pt. 1]. Introduction -- Evolution of leglessness as an advanced state -- Anatomy of snakes -- Basal snake diversity and distribution -- Constriction -- Giant snakes : myth or monster? -- Man-eating snakes -- Life underground -- Conservation -- [pt. 2]. The Americas -- American blindsnakes -- Slender blindsnakes -- Blindsnakes -- Early blindsnakes -- American basal snake -- South American Pipesnake -- American macrostomatan snakes -- Meso-American python -- American boas -- Neotropical treeboas -- Rainbow boas -- West Indian boas -- Boa constrictor -- Anacondas -- North American Rosy and Rubber boas -- Eyelash boas -- Central American Dwarf boas -- West Indian Dwarf boas and woodsnakes -- [pt. 3]. Europe and Asia -- European and Asian blindsnakes -- Slender blindsnakes -- Blindsnakes -- Asian basal snakes -- Little Pipesnakes -- Asian Pipesnakes -- Shieldtails -- Asian macrostomatan snakes -- Sunbeam snakes -- Spine-jawed snakes -- Eurasian sand boas -- Sand boas -- Asian pythons -- Short-tailed pythons -- Asian rock pythons -- Reticulated python --
    [pt. 4]. Africa and the Indian Ocean islands -- African blindsnakes -- Slender blindsnakes -- Blindsnakes -- African boas -- Sand and ground boas -- African pythons -- Small pythons -- African rock pythons -- Indian Ocean boas -- Madagascan boas -- Round Island boas -- [pt. 5]. Australasia and the Pacific Ocean islands -- Australasian blindsnakes -- Blindsnakes -- Indo-Australian basal snakes -- East Indonesian Pipesnakes -- Australasian pythons -- Black-headed python and Woma -- Children's pythons -- Water pythons -- Olive pythons -- White-lipped pythons -- Papuan Archipelago pythons -- Carpet pythons -- Rare Australian pythons -- Tree pythons -- Scrub pythons -- Montane pythons -- Sunda Island pythons -- Pacific boas -- Pacific Island boas -- Further reading and bibliography -- Index -- Acknowledgments and picture credits.
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