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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

 Mud-puddling is a conspicuous behavior amongst Lepidoptera and other creatures, mainly insects, where they seek out nutrients needed for survival from moist things such as mud, rotting leaf cover or carrion. Follow the account of a surprise sighting of a

The NilgiriLangur, 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. The Montane Sholas and rolling grasslands of Nilgiri Hills or Blue

A Bird’s Paradise Amidst Concrete Jungle– welcome to the Valley School area near Bangalore, Karnataka. Arial root patterns of an old Banyan tree (photo credit: Dipankar Saha Chowdhury)                          

A tale of devastation and rejuvenation, Sariska emerged like a phoenix to rise from being a tiger-less reserve to becoming one with a booming population of the majestic felines. Sariska and Ranthambore along with newly formed Mukundra hill, forms the prominent

A focus on the RabindraSarobar Lake in Kolkata, its ecological importance and the present challenges it faces. “A Lake is the most beautiful and expressive feature of a landscape. It is often described as the Eye of the Earth and rightly

A majestic bird of prey belonging to the Accipitridae family, the Crested Serpent Eagle(Spilornis cheela) is a raptor found frequently in Asia. What happens when you interrupt this fierce bird while it attempts to hunt for prey?   It was perhaps one

A beautiful terrestrial bird belonging to the Cuculidae family, the coucal is a large non-parasitic member of the cuckoo order of birds, and has a mind of its own, as discovered by Sylvester Alphonso during his foray into bird photography. It