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The Animal Kingdom

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. Velas Turtle Festival is a famous ecotourism festival

Located among the scenic acacia woodlands, perched on the edge of a permanent marsh is Ndutu, a part of the Serengeti ecosystem. It is a haven for those seeking close encounters in the wild and it is here that the

In the Photo story that unfolds our reader Niladri Sarkar, an avid nature lover, shares his experience of such an encounter with the majestic Royal Bengal Tiger in the creeks of Sunderbans. The sight of the tawny Royal Bengal Tiger amongst

The Indian nightjar (Caprimulgusasiaticus) is a small crepuscular bird with a distinctive call. Most usually found in open woodland, scrub, and cultivation and sometimes roads, it usually sits on the ground or low trees and is not found on high perches. Birdlife is

Its year 2013, when an incredibly rare natural history moment caused quite a stir at Rajiv Gandhi National Park, Nagarhole, when a male tiger decided to take a mud bath in a culvert. A fairly reasonable wish one would think,

Yuwaraj Gurjar takes photography to the usually ignored lesser fauna to show us the micro in the macro. A butterfly covered in dew drops Location: Yeoor, Sanjay Gandhi National Park Camera details: Nikon D70s, Tamron 180macro, 1/60, f14, ISO 200 Butterflies are cold-blooded insects,

A feast for opportunistic predators, this unique swarming phenomenon that termites display is an incredible moment to capture in nature’s landscape. The turn of a new season is a bit like the changing of the guard. There’s massive anticipation, impatience, hope,

From the tallest animal to the smallest, once in a while a creature has to expose itself to it’s natural predators in order to survive. When creatures get attacked by predators, sometimesthey unknowingly put themselves in vulnerable positions before. It becomes

Weaver ants (Oecophylla smaragdina) are a species of arboreal ants famed for their unique nest building behavior. These eusocial insects of the family Formicide (order Hymenoptera) are found in tropical Asia and Australia. Worker ants of this species construct nests using

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. “There is a bear down that path,” said