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All you wanted to know about fresh water turtles

  • Discover the world of turtles with our expert researchers
  • Be amazed by the different species of freshwater turtles of our country
  • Learn identification methods, their habitats and more
  • Find out how turtles are rescued and rehabilitated
  • Explore turtle research
  • Participate in citizen science project to conserve turtles

Meet your researchers

Dr. Disha Sharma


Wildlife Veterinarian

Masters of Wild Animal Health, Royal Veterinary College, London

Amongst the first three female veterinarians to dart a tiger in the wild

She has over ten years of experience treating reptiles and is one of the few reptile vets of the country.



Sneha Dharwadkar 


Co-founder of Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises of India (FTTI)

Working on ecology and conservation of lesser-studied and lesser-known turtle fauna of the country and herpetofauna of the northern Western Ghats.

Dr. Harikrishnan S. 


Working on Long-term Ecological Observatories (LTEO) programme to monitor herpetofauna across India to help detect changes in amphibian and reptile communities in response to global climate change.

Anuja Mital 


Co-founder of Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises of India (FTTI)

Working on the Black Softshell Conservation Project in the Brahmaputra River system in Assam


Open to ALL above 15 years.



Dates: 15th & 16th August 2020
Time  : 4 to 7 PM
Maximum participants: 25 only!
Medium: Simple English. 


Rs. 1,850/-



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