The Lead: Guide to understanding South India's wildlife

The Lead: A guide to understanding the wildlife of South India

In this episode, naturalists and authors of ‘Photographic Field Guide – Wildlife of South India' David Raju and Surya Ramachandran talk about their book and the wildlife

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Ahmed Shariff: Hi and welcome to the Lead by DH Radio. In today's episode, we are joined by naturalists and authors of ‘Photographic Field Guide – Wildlife of South India' David Raju and Surya Ramachandran. Earlier, the two had authored another guidebook called Photographic Field Guide – Wildlife of Central India'.

Hi David and Surya, welcome to DH Radio.

David Raju: Hi

Surya Ramachandran: Hi

Ahmed: How did you go about the book?

Surya: To put it in simple terms, we wanted to create a bridge between the scientific community and the layman, who is curious but daunted by the task of exploring the wilderness...

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