I’m not a herpetologist or even a biologist, my day job is in media and communications. However, through my work of documenting life in the field, I have fallen in love with the most subtly charismatic creatures of the rainforest, poison dart frogs. 1,059 more words
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On the 26th of April, I ventured westwards to Haarlem, on the Eastern border of the Western Cape, for a snake awareness talk. The snake awareness workshop, that was set up by Matthew Sephton of Living Lands, was attended by Honeybush tea farmers working in the Langkloof area. 152 more words
“The first medical decision-support mobile application for snake identification based on artificial intelligence and remote collaborative expertise in herpetology”.
-Snapp team, 2018
Snakebites remain a major problem, as the second neglected tropical killer it accounts for over 100’000 human deaths, and claims 400’000 victims of disability and disfigurement globally every year .417 more words