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
Save The Snakes Conservation 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 RomContinue reading Three Organizations Team Up to Save The Snakes in South India
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
A new collaborative effort is taking place for snake conservation in South India! Beginning in April, Save The Snakes Conservation Partner, the Eastern Ghats Wildlife Society, will begin training the Forest Department staff of Andhra Pradesh about snake awareness and rescue. From the Eastern Ghats Wildlife Society: “We understand the fact that working closely withContinue reading Snake Awareness and Rescue Training begins for Forest Department Staff in Andhra Pradesh
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!
Held annually at the end of July, Nag Panchami is an ancient traditional Indian festival originally aimed at worshiping snakes by promoting a deep respect towards them. For generations, people have worshiped snakes as idols in temples and would pray for their wellbeing. However, cultural evolution has led to a complete disregard of this veryContinue reading Nag Panchami – Good For Snakes?