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Camouflaged chameleon…
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Camouflaged chameleon…

Many believe that chameleons change their colour to blend into their environment. But research says, in contrary to the popular belief, while some species can change colour whenever they want, most chameleons’ colour change happens in response to heightened emotions or new habitats. Some chameleons change colours when they feel angry or fearful, while others…

Building Mania at Manasagangothri
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Building Mania at Manasagangothri

By N. Niranjan Nikam Pics by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav The University of Mysore, founded by Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar in 1916, is the sixth oldest University in the country and the first in the State. The saga of the University began at Maharaja’s College where even the Post Graduate courses were being conducted. It was in…

Combating Congress Grass (Scientific name: Parthenium hysterophorus)
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Combating Congress Grass (Scientific name: Parthenium hysterophorus)

By Dr. N.T. Yaduraju, Agriculture Scientist Pics. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav Undesirable Parthenium Come rainy season, you find one plant growing luxuriantly along roadsides, playgrounds, vacant sites, parks, drainage ditches, agricultural fields and practically everywhere. With this, we also get to hear the complaints made by the public about its nuisance.  This plant I am…

Cauvery flows with glowing colours
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Cauvery flows with glowing colours

Though entry of visitors to Brindavan Gardens via the North Gate of KRS (from the old entrance) has been banned keeping safety of visitors in mind, the visitors are now treated with the Cauvery flowing with glowing colours as they are allowed to witness water being released from the South Gate near Cauvery Neeravari Nigam…

NO JOY RIDE AT BAL BHAVAN
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NO JOY RIDE AT BAL BHAVAN

By Rajkumar Bhavasar Pics by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav Jawahar Bal Bhavan at Bannimantap was once a beehive of activity. It was a popular amusement spot for children and they used to visit the place during weekends, especially to take a joyride on the toy train. But now forget children, even adults hesitate to visit this…

Munching  Monkey
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Munching Monkey

While devotees thronged the Chamundeshwari temple atop Chamundi Hill to pay their obeisance to the deity on the last day of the three-day Kumbhabhisheka, a monkey was seen munching sugarcane at one of the stalls on hilltop. Photo By M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav

Where have the sparrows gone?
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Where have the sparrows gone?

Sparrows, which have had a symbiotic relationship with humans for years, have been sadly deserting human company in urban areas, preferring suburban areas and the countryside, and only making brief visits to nearby human habitats. This group of sparrows pecking grains of rice were captured by SOM photographer M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav near H.D. Kote.

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