Reuben David’s Website Launch

This year, 23-3-2016, on the 27th Death Anniversary of my father; zoologist Padmashree Reuben David (1912-1989) his website was formally launched at Kamla Nehru Zoological Garden at the Kamla Nehru Zoological Garden at 11 a.m, exactly four years after his centenary celebration (104), which was held at the same venue on his birth date 19-9-2012….

Reuben David on Albino Birds, Animals and Reptiles

Reuben David’s interest in white and albino birds, animals and reptiles. (From study material collected by the zoologist, the late Padmashree Reuben David, creator of the Ahmedabad zoo – 1912-1989) Padmashree Reuben David (1912-1989) was known as a miracle-man and the gentle animal keeper of Ahmedabad. He created one of the most remarkable zoos in India and was…

The Maninagar and Vadnagar Panther

(Reuben David captured bare-handed panthers, which had strayed into Ahmedabad and Vadnagar – in Gujarat) That father had a mystical relationship with panthers became evident when a wild panther strayed into Ahmedabad. He was spotted in the garden of a school in the Maninagar area. Father drove down to the school and saw the panther…