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Venoms & victims

Venoms & victims

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Published by Queensland Museum, Amphion Press in South Brisbane, Australia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Venom.,
  • Poisonous animals.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 121-130) and index.

    Other titlesVenoms and victims.
    Statementedited by John Pearn and Jeanette Covacevich.
    ContributionsPearn, John., Covacevich, Jeanette.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA1255 .V46 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 136 p. :
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2279323M
    ISBN 100867762691
    LC Control Number89170959

    In the book’s most hopeful passages, the authors describe how scientists are exploiting venoms’ unique properties to develop a range of human therapies. Two of AstraZeneca’s newest diabetes drugs, Bydureon and Byetta, were developed from a component in Gila monster venom that lowers victims’ blood sugar levels. This book describes venomous Australian animals ~ snakes, fish, invertebrates and amphibians ~ and their habitats, including distribution maps for each species. The toxicology Seller Rating: % positive.

      Intense comic book/fantasy violence. Little blood. Slicing/stabbing with Venom-made blades. Lots of punching, hitting, fighting, etc. Venom throws his victims around and bites off a few heads. Guns and shooting. Some on-screen deaths, many offscreen deaths. Car chases/crashes. Exploding rocket ships. Thug threatens a woman at gunpoint. Vomiting.2/5.   Directed by Piers Haggard. With Klaus Kinski, Oliver Reed, Nicol Williamson, Sarah Miles. Terrorists in the process of kidnapping a child get trapped in a house with an extremely deadly snake/10(K).

    The Venom Mob is the colloquial title of a group of actors from the Shaw Brothers Studio, popular creators of martial arts films in the s and s. Most were friends since childhood and attended the Peking Opera School in Taiwan before meeting director Chang Cheh and moving on to the Shaw Brothers studio in Hong Kong.. They appeared in numerous Shaw films, but did .   Venom brings readers face to face with some of the most dangerous creatures on the planet, including jellyfish, snakes, and wasps, as it uncovers the story of book explores how venom is used for predation, defense, competition, and communication by an incredible diversity of species. It examines the unique methods that these species have Brand: Smithsonian Institution Press.


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