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
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
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
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
Understanding reptile trade is crucial for governments to make decisions about species that can be kept as pets and those that absolutely cannot. Timm Jensen is doing his best to understand reptile trade in Africa and help the Danish government do its part in the decision-making process. What is your current job and what areContinue reading Reptile trade: an interview with Timm Jensen
Save The Snakes Executive Director, Michael Starkey, recently did an interview for the Animal Science Resource Blog at Rutgers, State University of New Jersey. The interview was conducted to shed light on career prospects for current students and highlight the importance of STEM education. Check it out!
Kamal and his team celebrated World Snake Day for the first time in Rupandehi, Nepal! World Snake Day Celebration at No. 2 Talimgan, Sainamaina Byarek, Rupandehi The first event for World Snake Day in Nepal was celebrated at No. 2 Talimgan, Sainamaina Byarek, Rupandehi. The awareness program was jointly organised at Sainamaina Byarek with NepalContinue reading World Snake Day celebrations for the first time in Nepal
Eastern Ghats Wildlife Society Founder Murthy Kantimahanti and his volunteers celebrated World Snake Day at a school called Sri Prakash Vidyaniketan. They spoke to everyone about conservation methods for various reptiles and measures initiated to prevent the destruction of their natural habitat. They primarily primarily focused on cobras, the Russell’s pit viper, the common kraitContinue reading Eastern Ghats Wildlife Society celebrates World Snake Day