First Record of Dicephalism in the Banded Kukri from Nepal

Another exciting case of dicephalism from Nepal! Save The Snakes’ Conservation Partner in Nepal, Kamal Devkota, has documented another case of dicephalism. This time in the Banded Kukri, Oligodon arnensis! Dicephalism as we know is a rare condition in snakes and this new sighting in Nepal presents an opportunity to further understand this condition inContinue reading First Record of Dicephalism in the Banded Kukri from Nepal

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

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

“Save Snakes Save Nature” stall for snake conservation awareness at Nawalpur fair

Kamal Devkota has been doing incredible snake awareness work in Nepal and they recently had their first educational fair for 2019, which was held in Kawasoti, Nawalpur, Nepal. The educational fair was organized by the Nawalpur Media and Research Pvt. Ltd. from 31 May – 1 June 2019. There were atleast 25 stalls at the fairContinue reading “Save Snakes Save Nature” stall for snake conservation awareness at Nawalpur fair

World Wildlife Day (3rd March 2019) Celebration in Nepal

Kamal Devkota and his team celebrated World Wildlife Day 2019 in Kawasoti, Nawalpur district of Nepal, to raise awareness about the benefits that conservation provides to people. The awareness program was organized by Kaligandaki Hospital, Kawasoti and supported by Nepal Toxinology Association (NTA) and Save The Snakes (STS). This year for World Wildlife Day, KamalContinue reading World Wildlife Day (3rd March 2019) Celebration in Nepal

‘Save Snakes Save Nature’ stall at Nawalpur festival, Nepal

Kamal Devkota and his team in Nepal recently exhibited a snake awareness program at a local festival in Nepal. The 5th edition of the Nawalpur Mahotsav Festival was held at Kawasoti-3, Nawalpur in Nepal. This festival was organized by the Nawalpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry from 31 January – 10 February 2019. There were moreContinue reading ‘Save Snakes Save Nature’ stall at Nawalpur festival, Nepal