Talks at Bookaroo, Bangalore 2017
The schedule of my talks/sessions at Bookaroo, Bangalore 2017.
Venue: Freedom Park
Bookaroo Speaker Profile: http://www.bookaroo.in/year/2017/bengaluru/
Arefa grew up treading jungles with her naturalist father. She was often found trying to catch a snake or spin a yarn. Ex-Hon. Wildlife Warden, Udaipur, she’s the author of several books and columnist in newspapers/magazines.
Saturday 2nd September
12.30-13.30 The Studio for 8-10 ages (English and Hindi)
Snake – Foe or Friend?
What comes to mind when you think of…a snake? Fangs? A slithering creep? Or a giant anaconda? … a mouse? The cute Jerry of Tom and Jerry? But who is the deadlier of the two?
15.30-16.30 The Studio for 10-12 ages (English and Hindi)
Do Tigers Drink Blood and Other Mysteries of Nature
Do tigers drink blood? Does the ‘flying snake’ fly? Were the ‘Elephant Bird’ or ‘Roc’ eggs that Sindbad the sailor saw a myth or reality? Let’s get to the bottom of some of the mysteries of nature!
Sunday 3nd September
12.30-13.30 The Studio for 10-12 ages (English and Hindi)
Into the Heart of Darkness
Follow in the footsteps of renowned naturalist Raza H Teshin, deep into the wilderness in the dead of night, hear the sounds carried on the wind. Are those anklet bells tinkling? Is that chattering laughter?
15.30-16.30 The Studio for 8-10 ages (English and Hindi)
The Serpent Hunters in the Backyard
Who is the venomous 100-legger in your bathroom? Who lives in your kitchen but can survive a nuclear bomb attack? Whose home is it? Wildlife isn’t confined to forests, check out the backyard with Arefa.