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Women and Serpents: Leaders in Snake Conservation and Research

Women around the world play an important role in conservation and we at Save The Snakes recognise and support the work that they do. Many of these women are doing incredible work directly or indirectly with snakes and to highlight their work, we have started an exciting project ‘Women and Serpents: Leaders in Snake ConservationContinue reading Women and Serpents: Leaders in Snake Conservation and Research

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

World Snake Day celebrations for the first time in Nepal

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 celebrates World Snake Day

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