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The Resource Bushmaster : Raymond Ditmars and the hunt for the world's largest viper, Dan Eatherley

Bushmaster : Raymond Ditmars and the hunt for the world's largest viper, Dan Eatherley

Label
Bushmaster : Raymond Ditmars and the hunt for the world's largest viper
Title
Bushmaster
Title remainder
Raymond Ditmars and the hunt for the world's largest viper
Statement of responsibility
Dan Eatherley
Title variation
Raymond Ditmars and the hunt for the world's largest viper
Title variation remainder
Raymond Ditmars and the hunt for the worlds largest viper
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The amazing story of one man's obsession with an enigmatic and deadly reptile
Summary
Raymond Ditmars (1876-1942), the first curator of reptiles at New York’s famous Bronx Zoo, brought cold-blooded animals to public attention as never before. Through wildly successful books and movies, he inspired a generation of zoologists with his fascination for snakes, insects, and other misunderstood creatures
Biography type
individual biography
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10434605
Cataloging source
DLC
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Eatherley, Dan
Dewey number
  • 597.9092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Ditmars, Raymond Lee
  • Lachesis muta
  • Herpetologists
  • Eatherley, Dan
  • Herpetology
  • Ditmars, Raymond Lee
  • Herpetologists
  • Lachesis muta
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Raymond Ditmars and the hunt for the world's largest viper
Label
Bushmaster : Raymond Ditmars and the hunt for the world's largest viper, Dan Eatherley
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: His unwavering grip -- Working up snakes -- Pleased with a rattler, tickled with its fang -- Silent death of the black night -- The master of snakes -- A snapping turtle in a tin bathtub -- A decided awakening of unbiased interest -- Reptilian deviltry of the world -- A sort of Freemason -- A messy business -- A sympathetic knowledge -- The stage of nature -- A naturalist's paradise -- The main thing is the bushmaster -- Six feet long and vicious -- We can get all we want now -- Epilogue: My happiest hours -- Author's note: Meeting Gloria
Control code
ocn890180813
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 303 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781628725117
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014034562
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)890180813
Label
Bushmaster : Raymond Ditmars and the hunt for the world's largest viper, Dan Eatherley
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: His unwavering grip -- Working up snakes -- Pleased with a rattler, tickled with its fang -- Silent death of the black night -- The master of snakes -- A snapping turtle in a tin bathtub -- A decided awakening of unbiased interest -- Reptilian deviltry of the world -- A sort of Freemason -- A messy business -- A sympathetic knowledge -- The stage of nature -- A naturalist's paradise -- The main thing is the bushmaster -- Six feet long and vicious -- We can get all we want now -- Epilogue: My happiest hours -- Author's note: Meeting Gloria
Control code
ocn890180813
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 303 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781628725117
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014034562
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)890180813

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