ESP Biography



KARANN PUTREVU, Cornell Senior studying Biology/BEE




Major: Biological Sciences/BEE

College/Employer: Cornell

Year of Graduation: 2016

Picture of Karann Putrevu

Brief Biographical Sketch:

I was born in Ontario, Canada and I currently live in Wyoming. My professional goal is to work in wild tiger conservation. To this end I will be attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison to study large carnivore population models in the fall.



Past Classes

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The Deer and the Tiger: The Strategy and Mechanics of How Tigers Stalk and Kill Prey in Splash Spring 2016
We will discuss videos and accounts of the ways in which tigers stalk, chase, and kill their prey. This will go into basic ecology, biomechanics and anatomy, though no prior knowledge is assumed.


The History, Biology and Politics of wild Tigers in Splash Fall 2015
A broad overview of the tiger (Panthera tigris), from evolution and life history to current status and future. Special attention will be given to more obscure areas such as specialized hunting techniques for different prey.


The History, Biology and Politics of the wild Tigers in Splash Spring 2015
A broad overview of the tiger (Panthera tigris), from evolution and life history to current status and future. Special attention will be given to more obscure areas such as specialized hunting techniques for different prey, and conflict with bears, humans, and elephants.