Happy World Snake Day! Celebrated on July 16th, World Snake Day raises awareness for the role of snakes in the environment and it encourages our society to appreciate these truly amazing animals. All next week, Save The Snakes will take action to support our dedicated Conservation Partners in South Asia, who save snakes every day! … Continue reading On World Snake Day, Give Thanks for Snake Rescuers
Following a successful district workshop on snake awareness, Kamal Devkota and his team in Nepal have conducted various awareness campaigns at schools and colleges. “During the district level workshop, we had informally discussed the selection process of schools/colleges and communities in the district. We have now conducted conservation awareness programs in 30 schools in Rupandehi … Continue reading Snake awareness campaigns held in schools in Nepal
Lord of the Jungle, the king cobra, is under existential threat in the Eastern Ghats of India! Currently listed as ‘vulnerable’ on the IUCN Red List, the king cobra occurs widely across India. It is an apex predator that mainly preys on other snakes and their presence in an ecosystem indicates a healthy biodiversity. Reptile … Continue reading The King Cobra is Endangered in the Eastern Ghats
Julie Yamamoto of Species360 met with Save The Snakes Co-Founder Murthy Kantimahanti at the ZACC (Zoos & Aquariums Committing Conference) 2018, to chat about the value of data to snake conservation. Snakes play a vital role in our ecosystem and widespread fear of these reptiles has led to indiscriminate killings of snakes and declines in … Continue reading Species360 are assisting in the protection of reptiles with #Data4Wildlife
The first International Snakebite Conference was held on June 21st and 22nd, 2018, in Leiden, the Netherlands. The goal of this conference was to “draw attention to a devastating, neglected tropical disease and to ignite international action on snakebite prevention and treatment”. But, wait, snakebite is a disease?
Save The Snakes Founding Partner, the Eastern Ghats Wildlife Society, recently conducted an interactive program about snake conservation and the global snakebite crisis at the Indira Gandhi Zoological Park in Visakhapatnam. The event was jointly organized by the Andhra Pradesh Forest Department and the Madras Crocodile Bank. The event was honored to have legendary Rom … Continue reading Three Organizations Team Up to Save The Snakes in South India