A recent study by scientists from WCS India, in collaboration with the Assam Forest Department, presents findings from a photographic spatial capture–recapture (SCR) survey of elephants in Kaziranga National Park, Assam, and demonstrates how the approach is well suited to
The week-long "Festival of Forests" or Van Mahotsav is here. Celebrated since 1950, millions of saplings are planted during this week-long festival every year. But is it enough? Research says that for every tree felled, ten saplings are required to be planted
God’s creations come in all sizes. Be it the mighty towering giraffe, or the cane toad, differing sizes result in differing survival techniques. Adapting to their surroundings, these animals have mastered the art of procuring food while battling adverse situations
Surprised by nature – describes the tale of two creatures unexpectedly captured on lens while the author was on the trail of another. The story of the Bee-eater The image was taken around famous Anna Sagar Lake near Hyderabad. The lake is famous
The lesser-frequented tranquil coastal Karnataka provides a once-in-a lifetime experience to avid birders with a feast of passerine and pelagic avifauna. While planning a trip for the December 2018 break, we zeroed in on coastal Karnataka primarily for its avian residents.
Molting, or the process of shedding old and degenerated skin for a new one in insects and animals, is a way of regeneration. All insects have segmented bodies made up of many small sections. Insects have three major body divisions,
Leopard numbers in Sanjay Gandhi National Park is on the rise as seen in trap-camera footage, yet there still remains some areas of concern. Recent camera-trap images of leopards residing within the Sanjay Gandhi National Park(SNGP), Mumbai indicate that the numbers
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