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

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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

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

PARC Releases 2018 Annual Report

Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (PARC) is an inclusive partnership dedicated to the conservation of the herpetofauna–reptiles and amphibians–and their habitats. Their membership includes individuals from state and federal agencies, conservation organizations, museums, pet trade industry, nature centers, zoos, energy industry, universities, herpetological organizations, research laboratories, forest industries, and environmental consultants. Save The SnakesContinue reading PARC Releases 2018 Annual Report