At last, Irulas to get permission to catch full quota of snakes at one go

After community suffers years of losses, govt to change its strategy, issue order this month

published on : 17th April 2022

Come summer, and snakes increasingly on the prowl

Herpetologists say sighting of venomous snakes on rise in state; of 7,000 rescued in 18 months, spectacled cobra accounts for over 80%

published on : 8th February 2022

Chennai braveheart rushes to rescue ‘homeless snakes’

With downpours lashing Chennai over the past week, and reptiles coming out of their burrows to the streets, 22-year-old Vedhapriya Ganesan is busy with calls for help.

published on : 14th November 2021

Snakes give Arkavathy Layout residents shivers

Unlike many parts of Arkavathy Layout, the 19th Block, comprising nearly 1,000 sites in Chalegere area, is free from litigation.

published on : 29th October 2021

Deadly snake travels from India to UK among rocks in shipping container 

Vets from South Essex Wildlife Hospital rescued the saw-scaled snake after a stonemason, who had ordered the rocks, called the animal hospital for help.

published on : 21st October 2021

More than 90 snakes found under Northern California home

Wolf, director of Sonoma County Reptile Rescue, said he crawled under the mountainside home in Santa Rosa and found a rattlesnake right away, then another and another.

published on : 16th October 2021

'Hunger Games' prequel to enter production in 2022

The shooting of the Hunger Games prequel film is set to commence in the first half of 2022, reports say.

published on : 7th August 2021

Snake bites kill 75 in Bengaluru in two months; rescuers not paid honorarium for three years

The state budget allocates Rs 25 lakh for animal welfare but this is not being utilized for snake rescue as BBMP claims it is not meant for wildlife.  

published on : 17th July 2018

Concrete city Bengaluru loses 19 species of snakes

Bengaluru is home to 21 species including four poisonous ones, but now only two species Rat Snake and Cobra are widely seen in city limits.

published on : 17th July 2018

Fear of spiders, snakes deeply embedded in us: Study

Humans are born with the fear of spiders and snakes.

published on : 24th October 2017

Canadian man tried to ship live snakes in mail: US officials

Federal prosecutors in New York say a Canadian man attempted to ship live snakes to China through the mail.

published on : 15th August 2017