Mr. Rajesh Thombre

Vasundhara Mitra

Rajesh Thombre, a former journalist of Chalisgaon (India), is an enthusiast in Herpetology. On his own, he has studied the behavioural and biological aspects of snakes, and is also expert snake-catcher and handler. He is a cressder, who tries to imbibe into the minds of people the importance of snakes in the natural food chain. He has also authored a book entitled The Snakes and US. His Work, particularly among the superstitious rural folk, is important for the cause of snake protection.