Kamal Devkota

Kamal Devkota
Tribhuvan University · Central Department of Zoology

M.Sc. in Zoology

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Introduction
Kamal Devkota currently works at the Nepal Toxinology Association. Mr. Devkota is running a project Save Snakes Save Nature: Snakes, Snakebite Mitigation and Snake Conservation Research and Awareness Programs.
Additional affiliations
January 2011 - June 2017
Tribhuvan University
Position
  • Conservation Biologist

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Publications (22)
Poster
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Save The King poster is uploaded for the educational and awareness purposes. Those who are interested in King Cobra can download, print and distribute this poster in awareness programs (without changing the original one).
Poster
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Save The King poster is uploaded for the educational and awareness purposes. Those who are interested in King Cobra can download, print and distribute this poster in awareness programs (without changing the original one).
Poster
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Save The King poster is uploaded for the educational and awareness purposes. Those who are interested in King Cobra can download, print and distribute this poster in awareness programs (without changing the original one).
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Snake research tends to have a low priority in Nepal and very little information, mostly confined to populations in small areas, addresses the biology and threats to the King Cobra (Ophiophagus hannah). Herein we provide data that could facilitate an assessment of the species’ status in Nepal and begin to address its conservation needs. We recorded...
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Various unusual color morphs occur in many reptiles (e.g., Bechtel 1978; Lorioux et al. 2008; Strugariu and Zamfirescu 2009). Partial or complete dark coloration of the body might have adaptive benefits in snakes by facilitating thermoregulation, predator avoidance, or reproductive fitness (e.g., Luiselli 1992; Capula and Luiselli 1994; Bittner et...
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Background Venomous snakebite and its effects are a source of fear for people living in southern Nepal. As a result, people have developed a negative attitude towards snakes, which can lead to human-snake conflicts that result in killing of snakes. Attempting to kill snakes increases the risk of snakebite, and actual killing of snakes contributes t...
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Snakebite is an important and serious medical problem throughout the entire terai region of Nepal. But comprehensive study of snakebite epidemiology in Western Development Region of Nepal is scarce. We described the status of snakebite situation in the region based on retrospective data retrieved from 10 snakebite treatment centers during June 2011...

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Mithila Wildlife Trust is a wildlife conservation organization based in Province No.-2, Nepal. We have dedicated and well experienced team of wildlife and forestry experts.