The ominous rattle of the timber rattlesnake is a chilling shorthand for imminent danger, and a reminder of the countless ways that nature can suddenly snuff us out. Though they're found in thirty-one states, and near many major cities, in contemporary America timber rattlesnakes are creatures mostly of imagination and innate fear. Levin takes us from labs where the secrets of the snake's evolutionary history are being unlocked to far-flung habitats to explore the painful struggles involved in protecting and preserving its natural world.
Serpent and Siva Worship and Mythology in Central America Africa and Asia
Twelve Years in America being observations on the country the people institutions and religion with notices of Slavery and the late War and facts and incidents illustrative of ministerial life and labor in Illinois with notes of travel through the United States and Canada
Author: James SHAW (of the Illinois Conference Methodist Episcopal Church, America.)