Wednesday, 25 March 2015

TALK | GORILLAS IN THE MIST

Goethe-Zentrum Hyderabad is pleased to announce the first event of this year’s Environmental April, in collaboration with the Birdwatchers’ Society of Andhra Pradesh:

TALK | GORILLAS IN THE MIST
Date : Tuesday, 7 April
Time: 6:30 pm
Venue: Hamburg Hall, Goethe-Zentrum Hyderabad,
Entry : free



About the talk:

The speaker – a passionate traveller and an aerospace engineer Nikil Rangadas – will tell about his experiences during two treks into the mountains of Bwindi in Uganda and Virunga in Rwanda, during which he interacted with two groups of Habituated Mountain Gorillas-the Cyagorirra group and the Ugendo Group. He will discuss their amazing lives and their vulnerable existence.
Nikil Rangadas will also talk about chasing the hyper chimps through the forests of Kibale National Park, giving a brief look into the times and lives of a tribe of chimps and this primate rich area of Uganda, as well as the primates of Sumatra- the Orangutans and the Gibbons, and the lovely life of the Primates of Madagascar- the Lemurs.

About the speaker: Nikil Rangadas works in aerospace engineering. He is an avid traveller, is passionate about wildlife and enjoys scuba diving.

About Environmental April 2015: Environmental April is commemorated every year by Goethe-Zentrum Hyderabad with the special program, centred around the Earth Day, celebrated on April, 22nd. We present a program that highlight environmental issues in an innovative and thought-provoking manner through exhibitions, film-screenings, discussions and workshops.





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