venomous symposium

Call for Abstracts – Venomous Herpetology Symposium

Co-hosted by The Rattlesnake Conservancy (form. Eastern Diamondback Conservation Foundation) and Save The Snakes, the first Venomous Herpetology Symposium will be held at Zoo Miami on September 8-9, 2018. We are now accepting abstracts for both presentation and poster abstracts. This year’s theme for the symposium is “Bridging the Gap”. Topics we are currently seeking …

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Save The Snakes Supports Snakebite Mitigation Efforts in Nepal

Save The Snakes is proud to announce our support of Kamal Devkota to reduce human-snake conflict in Nepal. Kamal Devkota is a snake expert, conservation biologist and board member at Nepal Toxinology Association. The project is titled “Save Snakes Save Nature: A Conservational Effort through Community Participation in Rupandehi district, Nepal.” Project Summary: Most of …

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The Herpetofauna Foundation is Teaming Up to Save The Snakes

Great news! Save The Snakes has partnered with the Herpetofauna Foundation to further the impact of the Save The Snakes Support Grants Program. The purpose of a Save The Snakes Support Grant is to empower passionate, committed people with an early-stage snake conservation vision. This grant funds individuals, small organizations and community groups that focus …

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Mark Your Calendars for the Venomous Herpetology Symposium

The First Annual Venomous Herpetology Symposium will be held on September 8-9, 2018, at Zoo Miami. Co-hosted by the Eastern Diamondback Conservation Foundation and Save The Snakes, this symposium will cover topics in exotic and native venomous husbandry, field research, toxinology, and genetics. If you love venomous snakes, this is not an event you want …

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indigo snake

Meet the Lords of the Forest and Those Working to Save Them from Extinction

The eastern indigo snake (Drymarchon couperi) is a large, black, non-venomous species of snake that lives in the southeastern United States. The indigo snake is endemic to this region, which means it can be found nowhere else in the world. It’s a stunningly beautiful animal, but like many other wildlife species, it is endangered. Fortunately, …

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