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Celebrating National Serpent Day with our snake educational video

Snakes play a crucial role in our ecosystems and to share this message, today on National Serpent Day we are excited to launch a video that showcases three important reasons why we need to live harmoniously with snakes.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ltQcE0gapIo The aim of creating this video was to have a learning resource available to schools, community …

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SECAP: 2021 Review

The past year delivered challenges as well as opportunities to many of us and for those of us that braved new ventures, it has been quite a year. Many of you have followed our efforts in South Africa, our Snake Education and Awareness Program (SECAP), as we have made great progress despite the challenges. Throughout …

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Two heads, One snake: First Record of dicephalism in the Common Krait from Nepal

Dicephalism is the condition of having two heads on one body. While this is a rare condition, there are several cases of dicephalism occurring in snakes. A new study demonstrates the first record of dicephalism in the Common Krait (Bungarus caeruleus), in Nepal. Save The Snakes’ Conservation Partner in Nepal, Kamal Devkota, was contacted when …

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Save The Snakes at the 9th World Congress of Herpetology

The 9th World Congress of Herpetology took place in Dunedin, New Zealand, from 5-10 January 2020 and Save The Snakes Communications Coordinator, Hiral Naik, was fortunate enough to attend the conference and present on “The use of social media to educate and increase awareness of snakes”. International conferences are a great way for people to …

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