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
Today, July 16th is World Snake Day and we celebrate an animal that is so often irrationally feared! With the growing efforts of Save The Snakes and other organizations dedicated to snake conservation, more people are understanding their importance and appreciating their value. When thinking about pests in your homes, you immediately think of rats.Continue reading It’s World Snake Day!
Save The Snakes Conservation Partner, the Eastern Ghats Wildlife Society, recently held their first snake awareness and rescue training for the Forest Department staff of Andhra Pradesh. The program was a huge success! From the Eastern Ghats Wildlife Society: “Andhra Pradesh Forest Department organized the first ever snake awareness and rescue training program for itsContinue reading Snake Awareness and Rescue Training Held for Forest Department Staff in Andhra Pradesh
Recently in Indonesia, a large python attempted to defend itself from a man who tried to catch it and move it off a road. The snake bit the man, which resulted in it being killed by a group of people. The title of the article: “Indonesians eat defeated giant python” Unfortunately, we have seen manyContinue reading Snakes in the News and How Snakes Always Lose