Name: K. Sankar

Occupation: Senior Professor

Institute/Affiliation: Wildlife Institute of India

Research and work topics: Sankar has been working on gaur and wild yak in India since 1996. Projects include radio-telemetry study of gaur in Pench Tiger Reserve, Central India, in 1996-2001; a study of an isolated gaur population in Trishna Wildlife Sanctuary, North East India, in 2001-2005; studying wild yak in the Changthang Wildlife Sanctuary, Ladakh, in 2007-2011; and reintroduction of 19 gaur in Bhandhavgarh Tiger Reserve, Central India, in 2011.

Asian wild cattle species of expertise: Gaur, Wild Yak

Asian wild cattle countries of expertise: India