Here comes one more King, by Sanjay Chhimwal

It was around 8.45 in the morning on 6th June 2010 when I got a call that a snake has entered in a hut in Garjia village near Dhikuli. I rushed to the location without any delay with a locally prepared tool PVC pipe with a bag fitted on the other end for such purpose. It was suggested to me by my friend Gowri Shankar whom I met during his last visit to Corbett. Gowri is a snake lover and he is doing research on King Cobra. When I reached the place where the snake was I saw lots of people around the hut and some inside the hut as well. I saw the snake and found that it is a King Cobra. The length...
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Prasanna Gautam

  Born in Darjeeling, Prasanna had always been surrounded by bountiful nature. A trekker, an amateur mountaineer and a wildlifer, he shifted his base to Delhi after a short stint with Department of Tourism, Darjeeling after his graduation. His profession as a tour operator has given him opportunity to explore many wilderness destinations in the Indian subcontinent. He has volunteered during relocation of yak sheds out of Shingalila National Park and on anti Chireta Sorata (medicinal herb) smuggling drive.  He was actively involved in coordinating Snow Leopard Awareness Project at Hemis National...
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Joel Wright

‘If Gandhi and the Buddha were crossed to become a young white boy, he’d look like Joel’ – Sumantha Ghosh. Wildlife enthusiast Joel took time out from wandering around India to work with Mahseer Conservancy for 1 month in March 2010. He conducted a pioneering research study looking at the decline of the Golden Mahseer on the Ramganga River in Almora. Braving the sand mining mafia, boys with explosives and illness he collected alarming data showing that the Golden Mahseer populations are being decimated. Indiscriminate fishing methods such as dynamiting, poisoning and electrocution...
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