save the snakes, eastern ghats, india

2017: A Spectacular Year for Save The Snakes

A special message from Save The Snakes Co-Founder and India Program Director Murthy Kantimahanti: 2017 has been an incredibly progressive year for Save The Snakes in India. We launched a massive education campaign to impart awareness about various aspects pertaining to snake conservation that targeted multiple stakeholders from villages and towns in the Northern EasternContinue reading 2017: A Spectacular Year for Save The Snakes

Field Report – Another Snake Saved

Currently our team in India is traveling throughout the Eastern Ghats working with communities to solve human-snake conflict. Near Sompeta, Andhra Pradesh, Save The Snakes Co-Founder Murthy Kantimahanti recently rescued and released this Russell’s viper (Daboia russelii). The viper was found inside a home and luckily Murthy was able to safely relocate it to someContinue reading Field Report – Another Snake Saved

Save The Snakes, Eastern Ghats, Wolf Snake

Volunteers Conduct Snake Survey in the Eastern Ghats

In the Eastern Ghats of India, Save The Snakes works to reduce conflicts between humans and snakes by implementing mitigation strategies which will lead to peaceful coexistence. Part of our work is to transform local community members and volunteers in each identified priority conflict site into “para-ecologists” that continue our conservation activities in their respectiveContinue reading Volunteers Conduct Snake Survey in the Eastern Ghats

King Cobra Habitat Survey and Community Engagement Program Currently Underway

The Eastern Ghats are a discontinuous range of mountains along India’s eastern coast. This vast landscape harbors an assortment of habitats and an incredible diversity of wildlife. However, king cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) populations are poorly studied in the Eastern Ghats and more information is needed to accurately address the threats these snakes face in theContinue reading King Cobra Habitat Survey and Community Engagement Program Currently Underway