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Initiative to Protect Venomous Snakes
Initiative to Protect Venomous Snakes
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Initiative to Protect Venomous Snakes

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Initiative to Protect Venomous Snakes

A memorandum of understanding was signed between the Department of Environment and the Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute in a recent meeting to ensure protection for endangered species of venomous snakes used for antidote production.
The t10-article MoU provides instructions on sample taking, venom extraction and the release of the captured snakes back into their natural habitat, DOE's website reported.
DOE's deputy for natural environment Hamid Zohrabi said in the meeting that the document aims to facilitate better coordination between the two parties in helping tackle growing concerns over the dwindling national population of reptiles and rare snakes. 
"The MoU also provides for joint research programs to study captive breeding and rearing of venomous snakes to boost their diminishing population and replace the wild populations with captive ones in the venom extraction process," said Majid Kharrazian Moqaddam, head of DOE's Wildlife Office.
 

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