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May 9, 2022
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Virtual Discover India Series - The Bengal Tiger

Monday, May 9, 2022

From Tony the Tiger on cereal boxes to Hobbes the beloved stuffed tiger in “Calvin and Hobbes,” the tiger has long been a fixture in American culture and commerce. The Bengal Tiger (Panthera Tigris Tigris) is an object of fascination for its power, agility, and grace, but in their original home ranges in Asia, they are threatened by habitat loss, poachers, and fragmentation of territories. A concerted effort to protect and increase the tiger population in India has been highly successful. India is one place in the world where you can easily visit and see a tiger in the wild.

roopesh mathurPresented by Roopesh Mathur: Roopesh Mathur, a product manager by profession, enjoys learning and teaching culture, history, and philosophy; and is interested in the impact of technology on the real world. Roopesh teaches Indian culture, at the Shishu Bharati School of Indian Culture in Nashua. He lives with his family in Salem NH and is almost finished reading the Harry Potter books to his son.

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This virtual event is a collaboration between the several Massachusetts libraries, hosted by the Burlington Public Library, and in partnership with India Association of Greater Boston,. 

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Ashland Public Library.

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