"Illustrated with some 200 color photographs, The New Encyclopedia of Snakes is the best single-volume reference on snakes. A thorough revision of the Encyclopedia of Snakes, Chris Mattison's new book deals in detail with snakes from around the world. Addressing the natural history of snakes and their relationship with each other and with other groups of animals, the book incorporates new information on snake biology and classification and includes a complete list of every family and genus, with notes on each. Throughout, photographs show the variety of snake coloration and camouflage, and illustrate and clarify the many topics covered."--BOOK JACKET.Mattison, Christopher is the author of 'New Encyclopedia of Snakes ', published 2007 under ISBN 9780691132952 and ISBN 069113295X.