HR December 2016, Volume 47, Number 4. Our cover features a field photo of an adult Vipera walser, a recently described species from the western Italian Alps, photographed by Matteo Di Nicola. This issue is scheduled to be mailed 19 December, although full contents are now available online to SSAR members at ssarherps.org/herpetological-review-PDFs. All Natural History Notes, Geographic Distribution Notes, and Book Reviews are Open Access and are now available for download. If you are not a member of SSAR, please consider joining the leading international herpetological society. Student and online-only rates available. Follow the “Join SSAR” link. Congrats to Matteo for another great cover photo!