Valmik Thapar has spent four decades serving the cause of wild India. During this time, he has authored, co-authored and edited more than thirty-four books and made or presented nearly a dozen films for the BBC and several other television networks on the tiger and Indian flora and fauna. His latest book is Living With Tigers. Other books include Saving Wild India: A Blueprint for Change, and Winged Fire, the concluding book in the trilogy that features Wild Fire and Tiger Fire. Thapar has created a major non-governmental organization dedicated to conserving wildlife, The Ranthambore Foundation. He is currently a member of the Rajasthan Board for Wildlife and its standing committee chaired by the – state’s Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and has helped the Rajasthan government formulate a holistic forest conservation scheme for The Van Dhan Yojana and Project Leopard.