Nepal

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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Kamal Devkota at Snakebite Workshop in Nepal

The government of Nepal, the Ministry of Health and Population, the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD) and the Society of Internal Medicine of Nepal (SIMON) organized a High-Level Meeting and Workshop on “Snakebite in Nepal: The Challenges and the Needs”. The theme for the workshop was “Preparing for a Nepal where no one dies …

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Nag Panchami (Nepali Snake Festival) Celebration in Nepal

Kamal and his team celebrated Nag Panchami (Nepali Snake Festival) at Midpoint District Hospital, in Kawasoti-16, Nawalpur, Gandaki Province in Nepa. They conducted a “Save Snakes Save Nature Nag Panchami Special Snakebite Initiative Program” on 5 August 2019. Panchami is the fifth day among the fifteen days of the moon’s waxing and/or waning. The Nag …

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World Snake Day Celebration in Nepal

Kamal Devkota and his team had a wonderful celebration for World Snake Day (16 July 2019) at Kaligandaki Technical School, Kawasoi, Nawalpur district for the first time in Nepal. They held an “Essay Competition” among the students of the school titled “Importance of Snake Conservation to Biodiversity”. The program was organized by Nepal Toxinology Association …

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“Save Snakes Save Nature” stall for snake conservation awareness at Nawalpur fair

Kamal Devkota¬†has been doing incredible snake awareness work in Nepal and they recently had their first educational fair for 2019, which was held in Kawasoti, Nawalpur, Nepal. The educational fair was organized by the Nawalpur Media and Research Pvt. Ltd. from 31 May – 1 June 2019. There were atleast 25 stalls at the fair …

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World Wildlife Day (3rd March 2019) Celebration in Nepal

Kamal Devkota and his team celebrated World Wildlife Day 2019 in Kawasoti, Nawalpur district of Nepal, to raise awareness about the benefits that conservation provides to people. The awareness program was organized by Kaligandaki Hospital, Kawasoti and supported by Nepal Toxinology Association (NTA) and Save The Snakes (STS). This year for World Wildlife Day, Kamal …

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