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Studying the barred grass snake in England, a dream come true

This article was contributed by Save The Snakes Advisory Committee Member Steven Allain. In this blog, Steven introduces his PhD research on grass snakes and how snake research can help us in understanding them better Ever since I was a young kid, I’ve wanted to work with snakes for a living. It was a combination …

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Research and conservation of reptiles: An interview with Jennifer Moore

Combining research and conservation is a crucial step to saving species. Jennifer Moore, Associate professor at Grand Valley State University is working with her students to conserve countless amazing reptiles. We had a chance to chat to her about her experience with reptiles and more about her current work. What is your current position and …

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Snakes and Snakebite, an interview with Andrew Durso

The need to understand the global snakebite crisis is increasing and researchers are trying to understand the patterns that emerge from snakebite incidences around the world. Andrew Durso is one such researcher trying to investigate the distribution of snakebite and understand how artificial intelligence can help us in identifying snakes more effectively. What is your …

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Snake Systematics and more: An interview with Sara Ruane

Currently an Assistant Professor at Rutgers University-Newark, Sara Ruane gives us an insight into her work with snake systematics, the importance of snakes in our ecosystems and her love for these remarkable animals.  What is your current job and what is your research focus? I am an Assistant professor at Rutgers University-Newark, New York as of January …

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