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RESCHEDULED: ABQ BioPark to Host Virtual Science Cafe with India's Elephant Doctor and Author

Viewers will learn about Dr. Kushal Konwar Sarma's elephant conservation work and Janie Chodosh's new book.

Update March 31, 2021 - This post has been updated to reflect a date change. 

March 26, 2021 - The ABQ BioPark is proud to host a virtual Science Cafe featuring Indian elephant conservationist Dr. Kushal Konwar Sarma and author Janie Chodosh.

During a live webinar on April 19 at 7 p.m., the two will discuss elephant conservation, Sarma's work in India treating and saving thousands of Asian elephants, and Chodosh's new book, "The Elephant Doctor of India." The event will end with a 15-minute question and answer session for viewers.
 
Chodosh spent time with Sarma in Assam, India, a remote land of tea plantations, paddy fields, and ancient forests, to tell the true story of the last viable population of Asian elephants and the man who is dedicated to saving them.
 
Sarma, elephant veterinarian and Professor of Surgery and Radiology at the College of Veterinary Science in Assam, India, has dedicated his life to the well being of India’s Asian elephants, individually and as a species. 
 
Viewers can tune in at this link: https://cabq.zoom.us/j/99530306629
 
The ABQ BioPark is home to a herd of six Asian elephants, which are endangered in the wild. The ABQ BioPark is dedicated to education and conservation of this species. Sarma spoke about his work at the ABQ BioPark in 2017 as part of the Science Cafe conservation presentation series.