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The Snake Lady

When Veronika Ross suffered an acquired brain injury she found herself having to relearn basic skills, was deemed unemployable and struggled with low self esteem. Despite these challenges Veronika took a snake handling course and discovered a love and aptitude for dealing with snakes but also for educating people on all things snake related. Now, far from being unemployable Veronika is busy answering copperhead emergencies, rehabilitating injured tiger snakes, and dispelling myths about snakes at her reptile displays throughout Tasmania.

Along with Ninna Millikin and Lara van Raay, Rebecca is one of the founding filmmakers behind Women Of The Island, a multi-award winning web series of short documentaries telling the stories of some of the fascinating women who inhabit the island of Tasmania.

To watch the rest of the stories please visit:

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