Its fangs are sharp and its venom is deadly. It has a tail that rattles to warn other animals to stay away. It's a diamondback rattlesnake, and it can grow to be a whopping 8 feet long and weigh up to 10 pounds. Readers will enter the world of this fascinating predator. Beautiful photographs and fun facts explain how diamondbacks live, hunt, and grow to be one of the biggest snakes in the United States.
* 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