Category Archives: Snakes


The Polyvalent Scenario

Thanks to interests shown by many people in snakebite death mitigation and snake conservation,  tragedies and stories on snakebites  are being documented on social media quite regularly. The resulting discussions range from humanity, herpetological and […]

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Be Aware & Make Aware – You can save a life!!!!

“Not again, not again” were the only words I could utter when Vishal Santra called to share the news of Chirag Roy losing his life as a result of snake envenomation at Tadoba. I knew […]

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The Rescue Paradox

  Recently I was in discussion with a friend about snake rescue and we just decided to pen down a list of snake friends in our knowledge that have died due to snakebites. In 30 […]

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The Lost Frontier

Near Ranthambore, one of the famous national parks of India, on 6th June 2014, 7-year old son of Radheshyam, a Mogiya of Andoli Village in Chouth ka Barwara, got bitten by a snake on his […]

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Venom , Antivenom and Alternative medicines

I have been tagged, asked for comments, also mailed by friends asking about the Pinak¬†tablet, the first Ayurveda antivenom medicine. I have great respect for Ayurveda and I believe it may be helpful as a […]

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