No Selfie Control Will Now Cost Karnataka Tourists Dearly

No selfie control is a very real phenomenon in modern-day India. After a very bizarre incident in 2017 when a prominent Indian cricketer and his wife posed in front of a pride of Asiatic lions in Gujarat's Gir National Park, other Indian states have seen a rise in risky behaviour by tourists, most involving cell…

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Jaws of Extinction: The Plight of the Gharial

The long-snouted gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) has been my favourite crocodilian from the moment I saw one at the Madras Crocodile Bank at the age of six. Well, to be specific, there must have been at least ten floating lazily in the brackish water of their enclosure, but it was feeding time, and one particularly ambitious…

Why India Needs Her Tiger Forests

The forests of India are alive with the presence of the tiger, whether or not one actually sees this magnificent cat. To the amateur wildlife enthusiast, the cat is a treat to spot at national parks and wildlife reserves. To the seasoned biologist or those who share space with the tiger, it is a ghost.…