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The Animal Kingdom

Whenever we hear the term ‘Robber Fly’, the first thing that come to our mind’s eye is a femme fatale or a vampiric version of the insectivora family, who sucks out the life-force of other insects, and sometimes from their

There is a lot of debate on the question of reinforcing tiger conservation in the country. The following narrative and images proves a telling point by showing how indirectly the habitat conservation of tigers leads to the conservation of many

A moonlit night at the southernmost tip of the Indian islands in the company of giant Leatherbacks laying their clutches of eggs on shore, promises to be an experience of a lifetime. The author recounts his adventure of seeing the endangered

A little awareness, a little compassion and a little common sense can go a long way to make the country safer for wildlife. Leopard cub who was left paralysed after highway accident, learns to walk again with the help of Wildlife

In this section, Saevus brings to you short stories of life from the undergrowth. These often escape our attention but they can be of immense importance in the natural world. Predators lurk in every nook and corner in the undergrowth. Most

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

Often seen as a major nuisance and hazard to public health, the common housefly is a ubiquitous insect—so much so that their presence is simply taken for granted. Yet, it packs a mighty punch within its diminutive frame. We take

Saevus brings you short stories of life from the undergrowth, which often escape our attention but are of immense importance in the natural world. The very sight of a swarm of red ants can make your face twitch with the recollection

The Pathogenic Fungus on the Cicada infects and kills the insect. Milind Vachhani recounts his experience of research from their recently travelled photography tour at Agumbe Rainforest Research Station with Vipul Ramanuj (Wildark) in July 2018. Many cicada species suffer from fungal

The art of blending in with one’s surroundings to avoid detection by predator or prey is called camouflage. How does an animal pull a Houdini out of thin air? Where is it actually hiding? Explaining the phenomenon of camouflage in