Discover the life of snakes, their habitats, identification methods, and more.
Learn do’s and dont’s when you spot a snake
Witness safe snake rescue methods
Know your rescue kit
Understand first aid methods for snake bites
Note down wildlife laws and legal implications of snake rescue
Debunk myths and learn the facts
As a rescuer, researcher, public speaker, presenter, educator and conservationist, Gowri Shankar brings forth 360 degree perspective of snake rescue and conservation.
He wishes to educate people about snakes, help them over come their fears, and learn to treat them with respect. He hopes someday these magnificent animals will get a fair chance to life
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 18 years.
Dates: 29th & 30th August 2020
Time : 4 to 6 PM
Maximum participants: 25 only!
Medium: Simple English.