220 x 275 x 19mm
This fact-filled, highly illustrated book covers the most popular aspects of snakes and is regarded as the most comprehensive title on the subject. Full colour throughout, the book illustrates the fascinating variety of snakes and their behaviour.
Each chapter consists of a main theme containing text, photographs and diagrams. In addition, there are highly enlightening fact boxes within each chapter. These comprise of items of special importance and interest.
The encyclopedia includes detailed coverage of snake classification, evolution, natural diversity, size, shape and coloration, physiology, feeding, defensive behaviour, breeding, mythology, superstition and modern human attitudes to snakes.