Steve Backshall s Most Poisonous Creatures

Steve Backshall s Most Poisonous Creatures

TV presenter Steve Backshall needs no introduction following his performances on TV series such as Deadly 60 and Lost Land of This is a reformatted, redesigned edition of a popular title.

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

ISBN: 1780094620

Category: Dangerous animals

Page: 160

View: 306

TV presenter Steve Backshall needs no introduction following his performances on TV series such as Deadly 60 and Lost Land of . This is a reformatted, redesigned edition of a popular title. Poison is an everyday part of the animal world, and an essential tool for hunting and defence. A wide variety of insects, reptiles and amphibians use toxins to subdue their prey or to stop becoming prey to another predator. Even some mammals and birds resort to poison as a means of securing a meal or deterring attack! From species such as the King Cobra, Lionfish, Fat-tail Scorpion and Poison Dart-frog to the diminutive but lethal Black Widow Spider, the author takes a fascinating look at the different types of natural venoms. On a tour of the world's continents, he looks at over 60 of the most venomous creatures, describing their main characteristics and explaining how they administer their venom and what its effects are. Stunning colour photographs and exciting accounts of Steve's own encounters with some of these animals bring the world of natural venom alive.
Categories: Dangerous animals

Steve Backshall s Deadly 60

Steve Backshall s Deadly 60

Including the renowned, the unexpected and the downright bizarre, this companion book to Steve Backshall 's high adrenaline tour of the world 's most deadly is not to be missed.

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Bloomsbury Wildlife

ISBN: 1472965191

Category:

Page: 128

View: 519

Steve Backshall embarks on his most daring adventure yet. He has just six months to travel six continents and find 60 of the deadliest creatures on the planet for the 26-part Children's BBC series of the same name which will air on BBC 1, CBBC, Discovery and Animal Planet channels.From lethal beauties to killer beasts, from the unseen to the unexpected, the one thing these creatures have in common is that they are all deadly to other animals. Steve's encounters range from famous killers such as the Black Mamba and the North American Grizzly Bear to less well known but no less deadly animals. He introduces the surreal Pink River Dolphin of Amazonia and captures Australia's elusive Ghost Bat for a closer look. Learn about the ingenious techniques and extraordinary weapons that some of our most dangerous animals are armed with. Including the renowned, the unexpected and the downright bizarre, this companion book to Steve Backshall's high adrenaline tour of the world's most deadly is not to be missed.
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Venomous Animals of the World

Venomous Animals of the World

The first book of its kind on this fascinating subject, Venomous Animals of the World is illustrated throughout with stunning color photographs.

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

ISBN: 0801888336

Category: Science

Page: 160

View: 835

The first book of its kind on this fascinating subject, Venomous Animals of the World is illustrated throughout with stunning color photographs.
Categories: Science

Steve Backshall s Venom

Steve Backshall s Venom

TV presenter Steve Backshall needs no introduction following his performances on TV series such as Deadly 60 and Lost Land of ... This is a reformatted, redesigned edition of a popular title.

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472930279

Category: Photography

Page: 160

View: 134

TV presenter Steve Backshall needs no introduction following his performances on TV series such as Deadly 60 and Lost Land of ... This is a reformatted, redesigned edition of a popular title. Poison is an everyday part of the animal world, and an essential tool for hunting and defence. A wide variety of insects, reptiles and amphibians use toxins to subdue their prey or to stop becoming prey to another predator. Even some mammals and birds resort to poison as a means of securing a meal or deterring attack! From species such as the King Cobra, Lionfish, Fat-tail Scorpion and Poison Dart-frog to the diminutive but lethal Black Widow Spider, the author takes a fascinating look at the different types of natural venoms. On a tour of the world's continents, he looks at over 60 of the most venomous creatures, describing their main characteristics and explaining how they administer their venom and what its effects are. Stunning colour photographs and exciting accounts of Steve's own encounters with some of these animals bring the world of natural venom alive.
Categories: Photography

Steve Backshall s Deadly series Deadly Pole to Pole Diaries

Steve Backshall s Deadly series  Deadly Pole to Pole Diaries

We'd filmed thousands of animals, m any of which are endangered, or had never
been seen on screen before. ... shared t he seas with more than twenty species of
shark, caught t he most poisonous and m ost venomous creatures known t o
science, ... My background is in expeditions and the m ost treasured m oments of
my life have always been in the wildest and most remot e corner s of our planet.

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781444014730

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

View: 989

This is Steve Backshall's incredible first-hand account of his 14-month voyage from the Arctic to the Antarctic via Alaska, California, Hawaii, Mexico and Brazil and many more amazing locations besides. Go with him every step of the way as he describes his encounters with white whales, ice bears, sharks, eagles, wolves, sea lions, eagles, crocodiles, snakes and spiders. It's the Deadly adventure of a lifetime.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Venom

Venom

Stunning colour photographs and exciting accounts of Steve's own encounters with some of these animals bring the world of natural venom alive He also looks at the science of natural toxins, and at how natural venoms are increasingly used in ...

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: New Holland Australia(AU)

ISBN: 1847738702

Category: Poisonous animals

Page: 160

View: 237

A reformatted, redesigned edition of this popular title. Poison is an everyday part of the animal world, and an essential tool for hunting and defence. A wide variety of insects, reptiles and amphibians use toxins to subdue their prey or to stop becoming prey to another predator. Even some mammals and birds resort to poison as a means of securing a meal or deterring attack! From the nine-feet long Komodo Dragon through species such as the King Cobra, Lionfish, Fat-tail Scorpion and Poison Dart-frog to the diminutive but lethal Black Widow Spider, author Steve Backshall takes a fascinating look at the different types of natural venoms. On a tour of the world's continents, he looks at over 60 of the most venomous creatures, describing their main characteristics and explaining how they administer their venom and what its effects are. Stunning colour photographs and exciting accounts of Steve's own encounters with some of these animals bring the world of natural venom alive He also looks at the science of natural toxins, and at how natural venoms are increasingly used in medicine and for the treatment of chronic disease in humans.
Categories: Poisonous animals

Favourite Deadly Facts

Favourite Deadly Facts

Follow in the footsteps of the Deadly team and discover the secrets of the animals kingdom.

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781510100039

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

View: 207

Follow in the footsteps of the Deadly team and discover the secrets of the animals kingdom. A bumper book of all your favourite Deadly facts about MAMMALS, INSECTS, REPTILES and BIRDS. The FAVOURITE DEADLY FACTS bind-up contains facts from DEADLY FACTBOOK 1: MAMMALS, DEADLY FACTBOOK 2: MINIBEASTS, SPIDERS AND INSECTS, DEADLY FACTBOOK 3: REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS and DEADLY FACTBOOK 4: FISH, SQUID AND JELLYFISH. Illustrated throughout with full colour photographs and art.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Steve Backshall s Deadly series Deadly Factbook Insects and Spiders

Steve Backshall s Deadly series  Deadly Factbook  Insects and Spiders

Book 2 Steve Backshall. The giant weta is a strange creature which lives only in
New Zealand and it is the heaviest of al insects. The biggest one ever seen
weighed up to 71 grams – more than 3 tim es the weight of a house mouse. The
wet a ...

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781444006971

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

View: 750

Packed with fascinating facts and drawing on Steve's own amazing experiences, this is the second fact-filled DEADLY guide for Steve Backshall fans everywhere. Illustrated throughout with full colour photographs and art.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Steve Backshall s Deadly series Deadly Detectives

Steve Backshall s Deadly series  Deadly Detectives

Finding wildlife is rarely easy - unless you're Steve Backshall!

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781444012149

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 208

View: 337

Finding wildlife is rarely easy - unless you're Steve Backshall! In DEADLY DETECTIVES Steve tells young trackers everything they need to know about the origins of tracking, what you need to become a tracker and how to do it, whether the wild world is your own back garden, ancient woodlands, the riverside or coast. He illustrates his tips with examples of his own detective work on land and in the water from tropical rainforests to the African Savanna, from the Arctic tundra to the desert. Join him as footsteps, feeding habits and even a pile of pooh reveal snow leopards, crocodiles, gators, snakes and polar bears, while closer to home you can track foxes, squirrels, badgers and birds, using exactly the same techniques.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Steve Backshall s Deadly series Deadly Annual 2015

Steve Backshall s Deadly series  Deadly Annual 2015

Steve Backshall. northern forest animal facts The great grey owl is the biggest
but not. The wolverine is a member of the weasel family. It is a fearsome,
strongjawed creature that will eat any carrion (animalsthatarealready dead) it
comes ...

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781444015232

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 807

As a Deadly fan you know that we travel to all corners of the world to film and this time we're on our deadliest mission yet! We visit the driest deserts, the steamiest rainforests, the highest mountains and the snowiest forests in search of the most awesome wildlife. As ever, you're coming with us, every step of the way. Join us on a journey round the world and we'll tell you more about these incredible places and the animals that spend their lives there. We've got loads of photos and fascinating facts to share with you, as well as plenty of puzzles, pictures and fun stuff to enjoy!
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

The History of Ornithology

The History of Ornithology

Including the renowned killers, the unexpected and the downright bizarre, this companion book to Steve Backshall's high adrenaline tour of the world's most deadly is not to be missed, by adults and children alike.

Author: Valérie Chansigaud

Publisher: New Holland Australia(AU)

ISBN: 1847734332

Category: Ornithology

Page: 239

View: 919

Examining the development of ornithology from ancient times until the present day, this title features chapters on ancient times, the middle ages, the renaissance, and each century from 17th until 20th. It is ideal for those interested in modern-day ornithology and its roots in the past."
Categories: Ornithology

Deadly Diaries

Deadly Diaries

The book covers Steve's travels across six continents in six months as he finds the 60 creatures that are most deadly in their world. 224 pages, packed with 175 colour photos to tie in with the third BBC TV series of DEADLY 60.

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781444008791

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 208

View: 449

In his first ever DEADLY DIARIES Steve Backshall shares what it means to him to film the world's top predators. Learn how it feels to have a blue whale silently power past you in crystal clear Indian Ocean waters or to dangle beneath a helicopter in order to be dropped onto a crocodile nest while the mother crocodile is still there! The book covers Steve's travels across six continents in six months as he finds the 60 creatures that are most deadly in their world. 224 pages, packed with 175 colour photos to tie in with the third BBC TV series of DEADLY 60.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Deadly Factbook Insects and Spiders

Deadly Factbook   Insects and Spiders

Packed with fascinating facts and drawing on Steve's own amazing experiences, this is the second fact-filled DEADLY guide for Steve Backshall fans everywhere. Illustrated throughout with full colour photographs and art.

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Orion Children's Books

ISBN: 1444006355

Category: Dangerous animals

Page: 76

View: 930

Packed with fascinating facts and drawing on Steve's own amazing experiences, this is the second fact-filled DEADLY guide for Steve Backshall fans everywhere. Illustrated throughout with full colour photographs and art.
Categories: Dangerous animals

Steve Backshall s Deadly series Deadly Factbook Jaws and Claws

Steve Backshall s Deadly series  Deadly Factbook  Jaws and Claws

Book 6 Steve Backshall. The hippopotam us is not a predator but itisoneofthem
ost dangerous animals in Africa. I t's also one of the biggest of al land animals.
The hippo is built like a tank and can weigh up to 3, 200 kilogr ams – t hat's more
 ...

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781444010107

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

View: 832

Did you know that the teeth of a hippopotamus can measure as much as 40 or 50 centimetres? Or that a vampire bat will sometimes regurgitate blood to another member of its colony? Learn all about the jaws and claws of the world's most extraordinary creatures in the sixth factbook from BAFTA AWARD-winning, TV Deadly presenter Steve Backshall. Illustrated throughout with full colour photographs and art.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Steve Backshall s Deadly series Deadly Factbook Reptiles and Amphibians

Steve Backshall s Deadly series  Deadly Factbook  Reptiles and Amphibians

Packed with fascinating facts and drawing on Steve's own amazing experiences, this is the third Deadly factbook for Steve Backshall fans everywhere. Illustrated throughout with full colour photographs and art.

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781444010688

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

View: 588

Packed with fascinating facts and drawing on Steve's own amazing experiences, this is the third Deadly factbook for Steve Backshall fans everywhere. Illustrated throughout with full colour photographs and art.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Steve Backshall s Deadly series Deadly Factbook Mammals

Steve Backshall s Deadly series  Deadly Factbook Mammals

Packed with fascinating facts and drawing on Steve's own amazing experiences, this is the Deadly guide to mammals for Steve Backshall fans everywhere. Illustrated throughout with full colour photographs and art.

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781444006964

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

View: 863

Packed with fascinating facts and drawing on Steve's own amazing experiences, this is the Deadly guide to mammals for Steve Backshall fans everywhere. Illustrated throughout with full colour photographs and art.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Predators

Predators

Join DEADLY presenter Steve Backshall as he comes face to face with the world's deadliest animals, in a book packed with fascinating facts, killer statistics and stunning photographs.

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781444005820

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 339

Join DEADLY presenter Steve Backshall as he comes face to face with the world's deadliest animals, in a book packed with fascinating facts, killer statistics and stunning photographs. Combined with his own incredible experiences with creatures, large and small, Steve reveals tricks of camouflage, feats of strength, endurance, teamwork and speed, as well as giving us a glimpse into the lives of extremeophiles and looking at some of our planet's endangered species.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Deadly Factbook Minibeasts

Deadly Factbook Minibeasts

Packed with fascinating facts and drawing on Steve's own amazing experiences, this is the second fact-filled Deadly guide for Steve Backshall fans everywhere. Illustrated throughout with full colour photographs and art.

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Orion Children's Books

ISBN: 1444012894

Category: Insects

Page: 80

View: 375

Packed with fascinating facts and drawing on Steve's own amazing experiences, this is the second fact-filled DEADLY guide for Steve Backshall fans everywhere. Illustrated throughout with full colour photographs and art.
Categories: Insects

The Private Life of Spiders

The Private Life of Spiders

Poison is an everyday part of the animal world, and an essential tool for hunting and defence.

Author: P. D. Hillyard

Publisher: Bloomsbury Wildlife

ISBN: 1845376900

Category: Arachnida

Page: 160

View: 581

Poison is an everyday part of the animal world, and an essential tool for hunting and defence. A wide variety of insects, reptiles and amphibians use toxins to subdue their prey or to stop becoming prey to another predator. Even some mammals and birds resort to poison as a means of securing a meal or deterring attack!From the nine-feet long Komodo Dragon through species such as the King Cobra, Lionfish, Fat-tail Scorpion and Poison Dart-frog to the diminutive but lethal Black Widow Spider, author Steve Backshall takes a fascinating look at the different types of natural venoms. On a tour of the world's continents, he looks at over 60 of the most venomous creatures, describing their main characteristics and explaining how they administer their venom and what its effects are. Stunning colour photographs and exciting accounts of Steve's own encounters with some of these animals bring the world of natural venom alive.He also looks at the science of natural toxins, and at how natural venoms are increasingly used in medicine and for the treatment of chronic disease in humans.
Categories: Arachnida

Deadly Sticker Book

Deadly Sticker Book

Create your very own Deadly adventure with Deadly TV presenter Steve Backshall's first ever interactive 24-page full colour sticker book, perfect for Deadly fans everywhere.

Author: Steve Backshall

Publisher: Orion Children's Books

ISBN: 1444010085

Category:

Page: 24

View: 322

Create your very own Deadly adventure with Deadly TV presenter Steve Backshall's first ever interactive 24-page full colour sticker book, perfect for Deadly fans everywhere. Find the fastest predators, the creatures with the most incredible super senses, the deadliest and those who survive extreme conditions. Contains more than 200 stickers.
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