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Common Indian snakes

Romulus Whitaker

Common Indian snakes

a field guide

by Romulus Whitaker

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Published by Macmillan in Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Snakes -- India.,
    • Reptiles -- India.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRomulus Whitaker.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL666.O6 W45
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 154 p. :
      Number of Pages154
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4386521M
      LC Control Number78904865


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SNAKES OF INDIA Out of about 2, species of snakes found in the world, about occur in India, which range from the 10 cm long worm snake to more than 6 meter long pythons and king cobras. They constitute approximately 10 percent of the total snake species found in the world and 80% of them are non-poisonous.

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