I am planning to go for this…a great way to familiarize oneself with creatures that one rather hopes not to come into contact with!
Here are the particulars, for People for Animals, a group that is doing great work for conservation:
We at PFA (People for animals – Bangalore ) have arranged a training
program on snakes from Gowri Shankar (researcher and herpetologists )
on 3rd June Sunday 2:30 Pm , at PFA shelter .
1)Types of snakes around Bangalore/karnataka 2)How to recognize a snake ?
3) Handling of snakes .
4)How to make equipments for handling snakes ?
5)First aid for snake bites .
Gowri Shankar – Is a intrepid Education Officer and a herpetologist
working at Agumbe Rainforest Research Station (ARRS) which was founded
by Romolus Whitaker , to conserve King cobra , Gowri has tons of
knowledge and experience with the King cobra and is ready to share the
same with us .
The presentation will be followed with hands-on demonstration of the
same (workshop). If interested please call and confirm with Dr Somnath
@ 9980339880,080-22733350 before 31st evening . To make sure we have
serious people coming for the meet we are charging a entry fee of Rs
100 and Rs 50 for students ,
Venue address – People for Animals
Survey no. 67, Uttarahalli Road
Kengeri, Bangalore 560 060
Ph- 080-22733350 , 9980339880
Emailfirstname.lastname@example.org , email@example.com
If the mention of snakes makes you shudder…maybe a snack instead of a snake at 2.30 instead! ;-)