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OUR HEARTFELT CONDOLENCES

Dr #AJT #Johnsingh, one of #India’s #greatest #wildlife #biologists and #conservationists has passed away early this morning. 


Our deepest condolences to his family and friends


About Dr.. AJT Johnsingh, the renowned wildlife scientist


In Memoriam: Dr. AJT Johnsingh, India’s Wildlife Conservation Luminary Dr. AJT Johnsingh, a revered figure in wildlife conservation, has left an indelible mark on India's natural heritage. His dedication to the study and preservation of India's wildlife has inspired generations of conservationists. This tribute aims to honor his contributions, celebrate his life, and reflect on the legacy he has left behind.


Dr. #AJT #Johnsingh was #born in #TamilNadu, #India, and developed an early interest in #wildlife and #nature


Dr. Johnsingh's association with the Wildlife Institute of India (#WII) was one of the most significant phases of his career. As a faculty member and later as the #Dean, he played a crucial role in shaping the institute's research and training programs. His work at WII focused on #field_based_Wildlife_research, emphasizing the importance of understanding #animal #behavior and #ecology to devise effective #conservation strategies.


Dr. Johnsingh was a passionate #Field #biologist, known for his extensive research on #large #mammals such as #tigers, #leopards, #elephants, and #dholes. His pioneering studies in the #Rajaji and #Corbett #NationalParks provided valuable insights into the #behavior, #movement_patterns, and #habitat #requirements of these species. His work on the #corridors #connecting various #protectedareas highlighted the importance of #landscape_level #conservation.


Beyond research, Dr. Johnsingh was a tireless advocate for wildlife conservation. 


Many who had the privilege of knowing Dr. Johnsingh personally speak of his #humility, #kindness, and #unwavering #commitment to wildlife conservation. #Colleagues and #students remember him as a #mentor who #generously shared his knowledge and encouraged them to pursue their #passion for wildlife. His ability to connect with people from all walks of life and his genuine concern for the well-being of both wildlife and local communities are fondly remembered.


Dr. AJT Johnsingh's life and work have been a beacon of hope for wildlife conservation in India. His scientific rigor, advocacy, and passion for wildlife have left an enduring legacy that will continue to inspire and guide future conservation efforts. As we remember Dr. Johnsingh, we celebrate not just his achievements but also his unwavering spirit and dedication to the natural world. His legacy will live on through the protected landscapes, the thriving wildlife, and the inspired hearts of those who continue to follow in his footsteps.



Our thoughts, prayers and nature's blessings are with you and your family.


Rest in Peace sir

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