The King Cobra Bionomics and Conservation Workshop

Kingcobra workshop with gowri

King cobras are among the apex predators in the herpetofaunal world. There is no better place to understand this than at Agumbe where years of study and research have been underway. For close to two decades Gowri Shankar has been studying this animal. At this workshop he will lead the participants into the life of king cobras through semi scientific presentations, activities and discussions where he will share his knowledge and experience.


Highlights of the workshop:

  • Presentation: King Cobra ecology
  • Discussions: Research – past, present and future, people perceptions, myths and plights
  • Taxonomical identification
  • Activities to understand their ecology
  • Attend rescue calls and learn rescue techniques
  • Assist wildlife biologists in king cobra breeding biology project

Who can attend?
Anybody over 18 yrs of age with a keen interest and passion to learn are welcome.

When & Where?
17-19th March 2017
Kalinga Centre for Rainforest Ecology
Guddekere, Agumbe

How to register?
To confirm your seat kindly fill in the registration form and transfer the workshop fee to account below.

Account name: Kalinga Centre for Rainforest Ecology
Account number: 32813692161|IFSC Code: SBIN0013398
Bank: SBI|Branch: Metro branch
Account type: Current account

Workshop fee:
Rs.8625 (i.e.Rs. 7500/- + 15% service tax).

Includes: Food, accommodation,program cost and education materials
Does not include: Travel to/from Agume, travel during rescues, and personal expenses.
Please mail us back the payment confirmation to receive preparatory details.
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