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Friday, 07th August, 2020

Rom Whitaker

Rom Whitaker

Rom Whitaker was born in New York and came to India at the age of 8 with his mother Doris and step-father Rama, son of Kamaladevi and Harindranath Chattopadhyaya. Whitaker set up Madras Snake Park in 1969, Crocodile Bank in 1976, Andamans Environmental Trust in 1989, Agumbe Rainforest Research Station in 2005. His awards include an Emmy, the Whitley Fund for Nature, a Rolex and a Padma Shri.

Session

Every Creature Has a Story

Janaki Lenin and Rom Whitaker in conversation

The wildlife conservationist couple, Rom Whitaker and Janaki Lenin, invite us to explore the hidden wonders of the natural kingdom. Discover the secrets of the giraffe’s astonishing neck, the song of the female nightingale, the eggs of timid glass frogs and the evolution of bearded dragons though 'Every Creature Has a Story' by Janaki Lenin in this enchanting session.