Today is Snakebite Awareness Day and it gives us a unique opportunity to give victims of this global health crisis the attention they deserve! Snakebite envenoming was officially listed by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a category A (highest priority) Neglected Tropical Disease in 2017. Earlier this year, the World Health Assembly, comprised of … Continue reading International Snakebite Awareness Day!
Thank you so much to everyone that attended the inaugural Venomous Herpetology Symposium! Organized by The Rattlesnake Conservancy and Save The Snakes, the Venomous Herpetology Symposium was held at Zoo Miami, Florida, on September 8-9, 2018. This year’s theme for the symposium was “Bridging the Gap”. Topics we are currently seeking include projects involving partnerships, education … Continue reading The 2018 Venomous Herpetology Symposium was a Huge Success!
For Save The Snakes’ 2018 World Snake Day Donation Campaign, Animal Equipment By Stoney LLC graciously donated snake hooks and snake bags for our Snake Rescue Teams in India! When the Save The Snakes Team met at the 2018 Venomous Herpetology Symposium in Miami, Florida, this equipment was delivered to Save The Snakes Co-Founder Murthy … Continue reading Animal Equipment by Stoney Supports Save The Snakes
Jonathan W Wiest, MS For most runners, the notion of going for a cruise on a trail or through the backcountry holds a mystical magnetism that is unrivaled by pavement or treadmills. The sights, sounds and experiences of exploring the world out the backdoor in your running shoes and sunglasses is a unique and worthwhile … Continue reading Remember to SOAR when Running near Snakes
Kamal and his team in Nepal have conducted more snake conservation workshops and awareness programs in these communities. Lakshminagar, Dhakdhai, Rohini Gaupalika Padariya, Bhagwanpur, Lumbini Sanskritik Municipality Sagrahawa, Makrahar, Tilottama Municipality Shankarnagar Banbihar and Research Centre, Tilottama Municipality The communities were selected based on discussions held at the district level workshop earlier this year. The … Continue reading New Snake Information Centers in Nepal
Kamal and his team celebrated World Snake Day for the first time in Rupandehi, Nepal! World Snake Day Celebration at No. 2 Talimgan, Sainamaina Byarek, Rupandehi The first event for World Snake Day in Nepal was celebrated at No. 2 Talimgan, Sainamaina Byarek, Rupandehi. The awareness program was jointly organised at Sainamaina Byarek with Nepal … Continue reading World Snake Day celebrations for the first time in Nepal