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Snakes alive

Posted: April 30, 2017 in General
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I recently had the privilege of interviewing three snake catchers, ranging from a teenager to a retiree,  to write a feature article. The brief was to focus on a dangerous profession. I looked at the adrenalin-filled and perilous occupation of urban snake-catching through the lens of ‘what makes snake-catchers do what they do’, while also touching on the typically divisive issue of snake conservation. Fear of snakes is rated as one of the top fears in the world, so, are snake-catchers generally fearless people?

You can read my article on the www.capesnakeconservation.com blog.

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