Celebrate World Snake Day!

July 16 is World Snake Day: an opportunity to celebrate snakes and raise awareness about their preservation.

Happy World Snake Day written around a drawing of a rattlesnake family

World Snake Day logo designed by Julie Hsiao for ASP.

We envision a world where ALL are respected and appreciated instead of feared and hated.

Why Snakes?

You probably grew up hearing stories about snakes, stories that rarely had nice things to say about them. From the biblical tale of the Garden of Eden to the modern story of Harry Potter, snakes are usually portrayed as deceitful and villainous. Real snakes prefer to escape our notice, so myths and fables supply what most people know about them. Consequently, misunderstanding and fear eclipse appreciation of these mysterious and intriguing animals (read more).

What We Do

We give everyone the opportunity to learn to love snakes. Learn more.

ASP is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Find out how to support our work.

Snakes Are Everything!

Snakes are big. Snakes are tiny. Snakes are fierce. Snakes are cute. There are so many reasons to love snakes and in each episode of Snakes Are Everything we’ll meet a new Snake Star and learn why snakes inspire their biggest fans. Join us live or watch archived episodes here.

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Learn About Snakes

Read about social behavior, watch videos of rattlesnakes defending their babies, or learn about other interesting snake behaviors.

Black-Tailed Rattlesnakes in Combat
Jaydin and Marty, male Western Black-Tailed Rattlesnakes, in combat.