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 whenContinue reading Two heads, One snake: First Record of dicephalism in the Common Krait from Nepal

Save The Snakes at the 9th World Congress of Herpetology

The 9th World Congress of Herpetology took place in Dunedin, New Zealand, from 5-10 January 2020 and Save The Snakes Communications Coordinator, Hiral Naik, was fortunate enough to attend the conference and present on “The use of social media to educate and increase awareness of snakes”. International conferences are a great way for people toContinue reading Save The Snakes at the 9th World Congress of Herpetology

Experience Costa Rican reptiles on the Save The Snakes Ecotour

Imagine waking up to the sound of birds singing, surrounded by nature and feeling a sense of calm. As one of the most bio-diverse countries in the world and a leader in ecotourism, Costa Rica is a country that everyone must visit. Costa Rica boasts a large diversity of wildlife and picturesque landscapes of rainforests,Continue reading Experience Costa Rican reptiles on the Save The Snakes Ecotour

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 NagContinue reading Nag Panchami (Nepali Snake Festival) Celebration in Nepal