Regional Museum of Natural History, Bhopal (A Regional Centre of National Museum of Natural History, New Delhi) organised an online lecture on the occasion of World Wildlife Day held on Wednesday under “Green Talk” an Online Series of Popular Lectures on Nature and Environment Conservation. Shri Rajnish Kumar Singh, Deputy Conservator of Forest at Office of the PCCF (Wildlife) and CWLW, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh delivered the lecture on “Wildlife Heritage of Madhya Pradesh” on this occasion.
During the lecture, Shri Singh shared few images and informed that various species of wildlife has been accepted as wildlife of Madhya Pradesh. He also told that the citizen of Madhya Pradesh is associated with wildlife since prehistoric period, which reflects in many rock paintings of Madhya Pradesh. He also emphasized that we have been conserving wildlife through our life style and tradition and the same should be continued in future to conserve wolf, hyena, wild dog, jackal, fox, sloth bear, tortoise, dolphin, sambhar, swamp deer, spotted deer, barking deer, black buck, gazelle, four horned antelope, giant squirrel, tiger, gharial, leopard etc.
Manoj Kumar Sharma, Scientist-in-Charge; Beenish Rafat, Scietist-C of the museum and online audiences from throughout India were present during this online lecture, the lecture concluded with vote of thanks proposed by Scientist-C and programme co-ordinator Manik Lal Gupta.