Species360 are assisting in the protection of reptiles with #Data4Wildlife

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 inContinue reading Species360 are assisting in the protection of reptiles with #Data4Wildlife

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Education is the Key to Save The Snakes

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 importanceContinue reading Education is the Key to Save The Snakes

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2017: A Spectacular Year for Save The Snakes

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 EasternContinue reading 2017: A Spectacular Year for Save The Snakes

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Save The Snakes Co-Founder Nominated for the Future For Nature Award

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 wildContinue reading Save The Snakes Co-Founder Nominated for the Future For Nature Award

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King Cobras Featured in the Times of India and The Hindu

Save The Snakes and the Eastern Ghats Wildlife Society have partnered together for the conservation of king cobras and to reduce human-snake conflict in Andhra Pradesh, India. Together our project to save the iconic king cobra and the diverse snake fauna in the Eastern Ghats of South India has recently been featured in the TimesContinue reading King Cobras Featured in the Times of India and The Hindu

The International King Cobra Symposium was a Huge Success!

The first International King Cobra Symposium was recently held on October 6th and 7th, 2017, in Veenendaal, the Netherlands. The Symposium gathered together experts, herpetologists, toxicologists, biologists and snake enthusiasts from all over the world interested in the ecology and conservation of the king cobra. Save The Snakes had been invited to table and shareContinue reading The International King Cobra Symposium was a Huge Success!

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The Houston Zoo Supports Snake Conservation

Save The Snakes partners with global leaders in snake conservation, research and education to protect snake populations and reduce human-snake conflict. Recently Save The Snakes’ Partner Eastern Ghats Wildlife Society has received support from the Houston Zoo to continue our king cobra conservation efforts and to reduce human-snake conflict in Southern India. “With the supportContinue reading The Houston Zoo Supports Snake Conservation

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Volunteers Conduct Snake Survey in the Eastern Ghats

In the Eastern Ghats of India, Save The Snakes works to reduce conflicts between humans and snakes by implementing mitigation strategies which will lead to peaceful coexistence. Part of our work is to transform local community members and volunteers in each identified priority conflict site into “para-ecologists” that continue our conservation activities in their respectiveContinue reading Volunteers Conduct Snake Survey in the Eastern Ghats