From puff adders and sidewinders to bushmasters and king cobras, there are more than 250 kinds of poisonous snakes throughout the world. This illustrated book reveals where they live, what they eat, and how they behave. It also describes which snakes pose no danger to humans, how snakes are milked, how anti-venom is made, and what to do if you're bitten. Praised by The New York Times as the dean of children's science writers, Seymour Simon is the author of more than 250 acclaimed science books. His fact-filled, easy-to-read explanations will intrigue readers of all ages.