Bidding Adieu to a Wild 2019!
Here is a recap of the best of the best from the year gone by. 2019, while having its ups and downs, has been a wonderful journey for us, and we invite you to glance again with fondness for the news, views and photographic memories of a great year!
A Tryst with the Tigers of Tadoba
They say, in the jungle you might not see a tiger, but the tiger is always watching you. So it is formidable luck to enter a Tiger Reserve and view 9 of the resident 11 striped felines in a single day!
Hiking among bears in Shenandoah National Park
What would you do if you encountered a black bear while walking through a lonely stretch of forest? Farha Mukri recounts her Goldilocks experience while on a hiking trip in Shenandoah National Park.
The not so common Langur of Blue Mountains
The Nilgiri Langur, often overlooked in preference of its popular cousin, the Lion tailed Macaque, is found in the hill ranges of Palni, Anamalais and Coorg in the Nilgiri range.
Turn of the Turtles – Olive Ridley Turtle Conservation Project, Velas, Maharashtra
Famed for its efforts in conservation of endangered Olive Ridley turtles at Velas beach, Ratnagiri – near an eco-friendly as well as eco-conscious village, The Velas Turtle Festival is an annual ecotourism festival.
Habre’s Nest- a paradise for the Red Panda
Shrouded by the mist, Habre’s Nest offers the chance to catch a glimpse of the shy and rather elusive Red Panda.
Rajaji National Park: A Rajashahi wildlife experience
A park less-traveled, Rajaji is a hidden gem in the form of a Wildlife sanctuary. Nestled among the Shivalik ranges, Rajaji National Park’s pristine beauty and rich biodiversity provides a sight for sore eyes for wild lifers, while teaching the world a lesson on how to combat the dangers presented by railway track that intersect a wildlife sanctuary.
Within a short span of time, plastic has become the number one polluter of our planet. It is high time we take adequate measures to combat this global menace.
Witness of the ancient world- Hoolock gibbons
Welcome to the Hoollongapar Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, with its tall canopies bearing silent witness to the harsh passages of time. Home to the famous Hoolock gibbon, this area inspires awe while prodding us to do better by the fauna that remains in these forests.
Wasmannian Mimicry – Killing with a confusion cloud
The art of tracking your prey, lulling them to a placid state by enacting a false sense of solidarity, and then finally springing the trap – all are the traits of a master assassin, as seen with a jumping spider and an ant.