How near would you come to a deadly snake in order to photograph it? For Matthijs Kuijpers, there are no limits. This Dutch photographer and adventurer has spent the last 27 years traveling and photographing some of the most dangerous and endangered cold-blooded animals in the world.
He published his best work in a book titled Cold Instinct. The book is a unique collection of some of the most peculiar species that exist on our planet that most of us have no idea about.
Check out his work below.