31st JULY & 1st AUG 2021 , 3:00PM
Go herping from dusk to day with Gowri Shankar!
Walk day and night looking for reptiles.
Explore the habitat from a reptile’s perspective.
Discuss the life of reptiles, species found across the world, conservation stories, current research, their plights and more.
Share stories and have a fun time learning and exploring.
For participants from our previous workshops, it is a refresher of sorts, while for new entrants it will be an eye-opener.
P Gowri Shankar
Herpetologist,TEDx Speaker, TEDFellow 2020
Gowri Shankar is a wildlife biologist working on king cobras for close to two decades. He was instrumental in initiating the pioneering radio telemetry study on king cobras and was able to discover the secret life of king cobras.
He is an authority on the ecology of king cobras and has been featured in several wildlife documentaries like the ‘King and I’, ‘Secrets of the King Cobra ‘, ‘Asia’s Deadliest Snake’, and ‘Wildest India’ by BBC, National Geographic Channel, NatGeoWild , Discovery Channel ‘Mysteries of Wild India’ and ‘The Cobra King’ by channels like the BBC, Discovery, NatGeo Wild, Animal Planet, Smithsonian and National Geographic Channel.
He is a PhD student at North Orissa University and former exchange student at Uppsala University, Sweden.
He was awarded the herpetologist of the year-2015 by the Swedish Herpetological Society. He is a TEDFellow 2020 and a TEDx speaker
More about Gowri at : http://pogirigowrishankar.wordpress.com/
Open to ALL above 15 years.
Medium: Simple English.
Maximum participants: 20 only!
VENUE, DATE & TIME
Venue: Arocha Field Station , Bengaluru
Date & Time: 31st July 2021, 3:00 PM TO 1st August 2021, 3:00 PM
Inclusive of food(3 meals, coffee/tea) and accommodation. (Individual tents).