About

Sanjay is a native of Bangalore and he earned a Ph.D from Mysore University featuring bats and rodents. He has been working in ZOO for nearly 21 years. Sanjay got married to Payal Bhojwani, who is an Wildlife Educator, and recently they adopted a baby girl named Mahika. Sanjay oversees both technical and practical works, assists in catalyzing new activities in conservation and maintains links with SSC. Sanjay is the Editor of a monthly conservation and taxonomy journal called Journal of Threatened Taxa’. He runs two South Asian networks, for amphibian and reptile researchers and field workers, assists with other taxon networks such as invertebrates and pollinators as well as bats and rodents. He is an expert in Red List assessment and categorization, has facilitated more than 18 conservation assessment workshops (C.A.M.P.s), and has assisted in the assessment of more than 3, 000 taxa in South Asia.

He is also the Editor of a monthly conservation and taxonomy journal called Journal of Threatened Taxa’. He runs two South Asian networks, for amphibian and reptile researchers and field workers, assists with other taxon networks such as invertebrates and pollinators as well as bats and rodents. He is an expert in Red List assessment and categorisation, has facilitated more than 18 conservation assessment workshops (C.A.M.P.s), and has assisted in the assessment of more than 3, 000 taxa in South Asia.

A species of the cyprinid fish of the genus Pethia has been named in honour of Sanjay – Pethia sanjaymoluri.