|Theres an old saying about the colorful coral snake: Red on yellow, kill a fellow. This is a handy phrase to remember because it helps people distinguish between dangerous coral snakes and the nonvenomous snakes that resemble them. Readers learn that the real coral snake packs a powerful dose of deadly venom in each bite. Numerous colorful photos of coral snakes in the wild are combined with informative text to give readers a close-up view of these dangerous slithering reptiles.|
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Introduces the coral snake, a venomous serpent with red bands amidst stripes of other colors, and describes its habitat, appearance, and habits.