Tribute — Billy Arjan Singh (1917 – 2010)

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Prerna Bindra looks back on the life of a committed conservationist whose legacy in wildlife preservation continues to inspire.

‘HONORARY TIGER’ Padma Bhushan Billy Arjan Singh breathed his last on the first day of the Year of the Tiger’ – January 1, 2010. He will be remembered as a pioneer conservationist, and for his long and courageous battle for India’s wildlife. My abiding memory of Billy dates back to five winters ago. I was at Tiger Haven, his home at … Read More

Book Review — Billy Arjan Singh, The Tiger of Dudhwa offers Pictorial Tribute

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Billy Arjan Singh, The Tiger of Dudhwa plays out the life of Billy Arjan Singh as a hunter, pioneer settler, conservationist and critic. The book by Shaminder Boparai also tells of his ground breaking experiments in nurturing leopard and tiger cubs and his shattering of the myth that super predators cannot be rehabilitated without parental care. This pictorial biography is a tribute to this enigmatic character who was one of the first people to put the spotlight on tiger conservation … Read More