This book thoroughly explores the numerous facets of working with snakes, primarily the venomous species of Australia. It is primarily aimed at snakes in disturbed environments around Australian cities and towns, rural properties, isolated mining camps and national parks. It details catching methods and issues associated with translocating snakes, as well as the all-important understanding of snakebite first aid. In addition, one can gain a greater understanding by exploring the biology and ecology of snakes, how they interact with humans and how to identify and rectify potential hazards around properties. The book is profusely illustrated with photos, diagrams and references.