Slither along with one of nature’s deadliest hunters—and learn all about what makes rattlesnakes so dangerous!
Rattler has not eaten in a week. After hiding from the hot sun all day, he starts hunting. Rattler uses his venom to paralyze his prey and his tail to scare away predators. He even swallows his prey whole! Follow along as Rattler grows up, sheds his skin, and has his own children.
Mary Batten is an award-winning science writer whose previous books—Discovery by Chance, The Tropical Forest, and Nature’s Tricksters—were written for the juvenile market. Her magazine credits include Cosmopolitan, Science Digest, and International Wildlife. She has written scripts for fifty television films, the producers of which… More about Mary Batten