This 22 hour course will teach you all the required skills needed to positively identify, safely rescue a snake and correctly relocate it in the best environment for both the snake and people. Become a respected snake rescuer in the country.
Who want to horne their skills and go pro in snake rescue and relocation.
Gowri Shankar has been involved with reptiles for more than 2o years. Founder of KCRE and Kalinga Foundation. He is an authority on the ecology of king cobras and has been featured in several wildlife documentaries like the King and I, Secrets of the King Cobra, Asia’s Deadliest Snake, and Wildest India by BBC, National Geographic Channel, NatGeoWild and Discovery Channel respectively.
M. S. Balasubramania popularly known as Snake Shyam, is a snake enthusiast, wildlife conservationist and lecturer in Mysore, India. Shyam has been widely recognized for his work. National Geographic featured him in its Croc Chronicles: Snakes, Karma, Action special. He has also been featured on the Discovery channel
Discussion: Introduction to reptiles, snake taxonomy
Identification of snakes, scale counting.
Rescue techniques using professional equipment
Snake rescue practical session
How not to rescue snakes
Night Walk herping in the farm.
Snake walk in the wild
First aid for snake bites. Maintaining a stud book
Legal issues and remedies
Awareness during rescues
Identifying relocation sites and snake release.