Sankar Ananthanarayanan



Sankar is a herpetology enthusiast. He is one of the co-founders of the Herpetological Society of Singapore (HSS). The HSS is a group of herpetology enthusiasts who are passionate about educating the Singaporean public about the reptiles and amphibians that we share this island with. The HSS leads free public guided walks on a monthly basis. Sankar is entering his final year at NUS, where he studies Environmental Biology.

When animals aren’t so cuddly?

Snakes, spiders and lizards. Urbanites often react in fear and
disgust when encountering them. But these uncharismatic animals play a key role in not just the ecosystem but also in our lives. How can we overcome the irrational stigma against these perhaps less cuddly creatures and uncover their hidden beauty within?


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