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Dr. B.A. Daniel

Daniel earned a Ph.D. in Entomology from the University of Kerala. He is an entomologist and runs a very large and successful network of entomologists in South Asia. He does scientific projects on a variety of invertebrates, always with a practical and conservation purpose. He is also interested in educating children about wildlife conservation and involved in all education projects conducted by ZOO. Daniel also assists with any of the technical workshops and projects for any species which are conducted by ZOO. 

Curriculum Vitae

Current Position: Senior Scientist, Zoo Outreach Organization, India  

Education Coordinator, ZEN (ZOO’s Educator Network)

Co-chair, South Asian Invertebrate Specialist Group SAsISG, IUCN SSC


Current IUCN affiliations 

Species Survival Commission SSC

Member, Conservation Breeding Specialist Group CBSG

Member, Crocodile Specialist Group, CSC (Education) 

Board member, Butterfly Specialist Group (IUCN SSC)

Member, Invertebrate Conservation Sub Committee (IUCN SSC)


Commission on Education and Communication Member, CEC


Educational qualification: 

Ph.D.  Zoology – 1992 University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram

M.Sc., Zoology (Entomology) – 1984, ANJA College, Sivakasi - affiliated to MK University, TN, India

Official address:         

Zoo Outreach Organisation / CBSG South Asia

12, Thiruvannamalai Nagar, Saravanampatti PO, Coimbatore 641 035, Tamil Nadu, India



CV Starr Fellow of Environmental  Education  Programme,  Wildlife  Conservation  Society, New York, 2004.

IZE conference awards 2008, 2010, 2012; 2016


Experience related to Human Elephant Conflict / Co existence / Teachers for Tigers workshops

Designed, planned and organized  Getting along with Elephant  workshops / Teachers for Tigers workshops in India (9 states), Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Thailand, Indonesia


Workshops, Seminars, Symposium organized /co-organised:

Organised more than 85 workshops/seminars / symposium - National and International 


Publications: Articles: 76; Books: 5; Chapters: 4.


+91 9597703710; 9344830425

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