A Peterson Field Guide to Venomous Animals and Poisonous Plants (Paperback)

North America North of Mexico (Peterson Field Guides)

By Roger Caras, Steven Foster, Roger Tory Peterson (Editor)

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 9780395936085, 336pp.

Publication Date: September 15, 1998

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Description

This essential guide to safety in the field features 90 venomous animals and more than 250 poisonous plants and fungi. The 340 line drawings make identification fast and simple; 160 species are also illustrated with color photographs.


About the Author

Roger Andrew Caras (1928-2001) was an American wildlife photographer, writer, wildlife preservationist and television personality. 
 


With more than 40 years of experience in the herbal field, Steven Foster is author, co-author, and photographer of seventeen books. He lives in Eureka Springs Arkansas, in the heart of the medicinal plant-rich Ozarks.


ROGER TORY PETERSON, one of the world’s greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars.