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A Poacher Once, He Protects The Forest Now

He used to kill wild animals for a living. Today he is a field officer with the Wildlife Protection Society of India. 🐅🔫✋ The remarkable story of Anil Krishna Mistry comes from the lush forests of the Sundarbans. With thanks to Mongabay-India.

03/17/2019 4:11 AMupdated: 03/18/2019 9:30 AM
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  • Neelam C.
    04/17/2019 08:29

    A wonderful transformation!!

  • Muhammed R.
    04/09/2019 19:32

    Modi talked economy but worked on religion. You got a chimera less of economy more religious bigot

  • Arvind B.
    04/08/2019 15:49

    Salute Mr.Mistry .

  • Rambaboo D.
    04/08/2019 02:13

    Fine

  • Slk A.
    04/06/2019 13:28

    It is not correct to kill the wild animals.

  • Arvind B.
    04/06/2019 08:29

    All the best

  • Nupur D.
    04/06/2019 08:09

    Great

  • Raj B.
    04/06/2019 01:44

    सेवा परम धर्म है

  • Sunil B.
    04/05/2019 03:38

    Nice story

  • Lakhu D.
    04/02/2019 11:08

    Three cheers for him👍👏👏👏👏👏

  • Pavan A.
    03/30/2019 12:08

    Any suggestions to encourage animals ..As we have large forest in my place..Any funding for planting fruit bearing trees and bamboos and maintainance..

  • Anitha K.
    03/27/2019 16:13

    So sad news

  • Rohith R.
    03/27/2019 07:57

    HYPOCRITE ...

  • Purvi P.
    03/26/2019 03:22

    It is heartening to listen to the poacher 's story! The bandit Vallya became Valmiki, and went on to produce the eponymous epic Ramayana!

  • Hariom B.
    03/23/2019 09:12

    Love U Sir 😍😍😍😍😘😘😘😘😘😘😘

  • Nagaraj K.
    03/22/2019 05:51

    What a wonderful transformation from a wildlife poacher to a conservationist....let us hope more and more people get this awareness and keep Sundarbans biodiversity alive...great deed by Mistry...hope this spreads to all Indians...

  • Nikhil D.
    03/21/2019 10:06

    Grow jute also wic comes only in those areas

  • Pradeep R.
    03/20/2019 09:00

    From valyaa koli to valmiki. Superb

  • Srinivasa R.
    03/20/2019 08:05

    Great reformation, let politicians take him as example and change from corruption to honesty, start loving our nation and help society. Everything is possible.

  • Brut India
    03/19/2019 12:49

    You can learn more about Anil Mistry's journey from poacher to conservationist here: https://india.mongabay.com/2019/02/how-a-poacher-turned-into-a-conservationist-in-the-indian-sundarbans/