Holmes, Parker

Pythons on the Hunt

(3) 4-6 Searchlight Books: Predators series. In this high-interest series for third through fifth graders, descriptions of pythons' physical attributes and predatory behavior emphasize their remarkable ability to capture and ingest very large prey; invasive python species in the southern U.S. are also touched on. Photographs of pythons in action illustrate just how large and scary-looking they can get. "Fact File" and a food chain are appended. Reading list, websites. Glos., ind.


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