Expert to give Snake Talk at Crocworld

April 29, 2013

snakesWe are extremely excited to announce the next talk in our series of educational workshops. Renowned snake expert, Johan Marais will be giving a talk at Crocworld on 15 June. Johan Marais is an entrepreneur and naturalist who has spent more than 35 years of his life studying reptiles and amphibians, mostly in Africa. John has worked with numerous snake and crocodile parks and is currently General Manager of the African Snakebite Institute as well as Reptile Ventures.


9.00-9.15am         Registration and Welcome by Crocworld Conservation Centre Manager Martin Rodrigues.

9.15- 9.45am        Snake biology and behaviour

9.45- 10.00am     Tea break (tea, coffee, muffins)

10.00- 10.45am   Identification of snakes of the KZN South Coast

10.45- 12.30am   First aid treatment of snakebite and a discussion on the medical treatment of snakebite

There will be time for questions and short breaks between each session


You are more than welcome to bring along your copy of Johan Marais “Complete Guide to Snakes of Southern Africa” or any other of his titles. You will be able to purchase some of his books and equipment as these will be available on the day.


R150 per person.

Payment secures a place for the talk, please send proof of payment (or arrange to pay on the day)

 Lunch is not included in the price. For those who would like to stay for lunch, Le Rendevous Restaurant at Crocworld Conservation Centre has beautiful views of the Coastline and serves light lunches.

To book contact Nolean Allun on 039 976 1103 or e-mail Places are limited so book soon to avoid disappointment!

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