In order to protect king cobra populations and reduce human-snake conflict, education is truly the most important aspect of our work. To accomplish our mission, we organize awareness workshops, social media campaigns and community outreach programs in identified sites throughout the Eastern Ghats region of India. These programs teach community members of the ecological importance … Continue reading Education is the Key to Save The Snakes
In a remote village in the Northern Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India, Save The Snakes Project Partner, the Eastern Ghats Wildlife Society, recently launched a new initiative to train local communities in preparing terracotta jewellery. While all community members are welcomed to participate, this program is the experimental period for the creation a women’s … Continue reading Economic Livelihood Program Begins in the Eastern Ghats
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 Eastern … Continue reading 2017: A Spectacular Year for Save The Snakes
Big news! Murthy Kantimahanti, Save The Snakes Co-Founder and Eastern Ghats Wildlife Society Founder, has been nominated for the Future For Nature Award! The Future For Nature Foundation supports young, talented and ambitious conservationists committed to protecting species of wild animals and plants. The goal of the Foundation is the protection of species of wild … Continue reading Save The Snakes Co-Founder Nominated for the Future For Nature Award
Save The Snakes is excited to announce that Bala Raju has joined our volunteer snake rescue team in the Eastern Ghats of India! In the rural communities surrounding Sompeta in Andhra Pradesh, Bala rescues and relocates snakes that have been found near or even inside people’s homes. Sometimes he relocates as many as ten snakes … Continue reading Another Snake Saver Joins our Team in the Eastern Ghats
The king cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) is a very illusive and poorly known snake species to science. Radio telemetry made it possible to get a glimpse into the life of this majestic serpent species.