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Old wisdom new world! By Gerry Martin

I must have been around seven years old when I saw my first wild cobra. I was walking with my grandfather around our farm and we saw a cobra, a little over four feet, cross the path ahead of us. When it spotted us, it raised its hood briefly and then continued on its way. When I first saw the snake I wanted to turn and run. My grandfather put his arm on my shoulder and said, “If we stay still, it will go away.” Those words have stayed with me.

Why Does India Have So Many Snakebites? By Rom Whitaker

This is a complicated subject, most replies to which just generate more questions. But let’s make a stab at it and perhaps it will stimulate some serious research or at least dialogue on the subject.

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