The more I know people, the more I love Reptiles!!
Fields of Interest!
CaeciliansDr. Varad specializes in taxonomy of caecilians of the Western Ghats. He does his work on caecilians with experts like Drs. Mark Wilkinson and David Gower of Natural History Museum, London.
LizardsDr. Varad also specializes in the taxonomy of Indian Geckos. His work on taxonomy of geckos is mostly in collaboration with Dr. Aaron Bauer of Villanova University, USA.
FrogsDr. Varad is passionate about frogs and amphibians in general. He has contributed tremendously towards research and surveys for them.
Snakes‘Hiss’ passion is quite evident from the excitement still carries with him for snakes, which he first nursed as a Masters Student in Zoology.