A rescued star tortoise is kept at Bannerghatta National Park in Bangalore, India. Over 50 star tortoises were repatriated from Singapore by Wildlife SOS India and Animal Concerns Research and Education Society Singapore (ACRES). They had been illegally trafficked from India to Singapore.
Source : Google photo of Peacock in India Synopsis : There is a very unique country called India that is vastly misrepresented by the Western press that routinely depicts it as poor and backward and ignores its rich heritage but India is neither poor nor backward. If you visit India, it will mesmerize you […]
-Asian elephant can reach 21 feet in length and up to 11.000 pounds of weight. -Asian elephant has dark grey to brown body. Pink skin can be seen on the parts of forehead, ears, trunk and chest. […]
The Lord Howe Island phasmid (stick insect) is the world’s rarest insect and the entire population was limited to one bush on a remote sea stack. Image Credit: Granitethighs/Wikimedia by Becky Crew FOR AN INSECT to be otherwise known as a ‘land lobster’, you know it’s got to be seriously big. The Lord Howe Island […]
Taking a jeep safari in Chitwan National Park was the treat we promised ourselves after successfully trekking to Everest Base Camp. Chitwan is not only a world heritage site but it was also the first national park to be established in Nepal so we were keen to visit. Sauraha is the gateway town for safaris […]
Richard Conniff, one of the science writers we most depend on for useful conservation news, shares this interview with one of our heroes from India’s big cat conservation network: Big Cat Comeback: How India Is Restoring Its Tiger Population Ullas Karanth has spent a half-century working to protect India’s endangered tigers. In an interview with Yale […]