If the black mamba's scales aren't black, then why is it called a "black" mamba? Can its venom kill a person? What do baby black mambas look like? Readers will discover the answers to these questions and more. Young snake lovers will learn just how amazing this African snake is, from its speed to its killer fangs. Detailed photographs show the black mamba in all its glory in its natural habitat.
* Reviews *Series Review: Killer Snakes Set 1Fledgling readers who thrill to the sight of a taipan swallowing a mouse, a python downing a large mammal (perhaps a deer), or a death adder lunging straight toward them will eat these up.School Library Journal