Many snakes are perfectly harmless to human beings and make fascinating pets. Here is basic information for boys and girls on feeding and care that applies to garter snakes, kingsnakes, milksnakes, corn snakes, and others. Barron's popular Unusual Pets books are written for boys and girls who are fascinated by animal life and want to raise unusual pets--lizards, snakes, insects, and other exotic creatures. Kids will find amazing facts on behavior, as well as practical information on housing, feeding, animal anatomy, and life cycles. Each Unusual Pets book contains approximately 60 full-color photos, plus attractive sidebar features and quick-reference symbols accompanying the main text.