Sonakshi Srivastava

I love animals and I want to tell stories that make us think about how history, politics and  culture intersect with animals. I have worked in different animal welfare organisations in Hong Kong, Cambodia and South Africa.

Freelance writer, aspiring animal geographer and storyteller
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Read my interview with Dr. Peter Li in Sentient Media about his latest book, Animal Welfare in China. 



I was featured in BBC's show Work Life India on passion economy. I spoke about my professional journey so far and my passion for wildlife. 

Published Writing


India's Cheetah Reintroduction Plan is Fraught with Political Symbolism, Short on Scientific Rigour

Were Human Relationships with Elephants ever Glorious? 

The Tales We Tell Ourselves About Animals 

Tropical Leaves