Tag: Wildlife

Proud… as a Peacock
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Proud… as a Peacock

March 11, 2020

Peacock — Pavo cristatus, being its zoological name — the flamboyant, beautiful, colourful, arrogant bird, the bird with an attitude, is naturally selected as a National Bird of India. Peacocks have a built-in Pride in them and they cannot be blamed for that, nature has created them; Only the males, with such lovely iridescent colours…

Wilderness to Wellness
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Wilderness to Wellness

January 23, 2020

Title :  Annual Report 2018-19 Author :  Officer-in-charge , Mysuru Zoo Pages :  79 Publisher :  Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysuru The narrative, presented in a coffee table book form and printed on art paper, enriched by nearly 250 multi-coloured pictures, comprising 32 sections including a brief history of the Mysuru-based Zoo, established in 1892,…

A rare sighting…
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A rare sighting…

July 3, 2019

Oriental White Eye (Zosterops Palpebrosus) is a tiny greenish yellow bird with a prominent white ring around its eye, thus gaining its name. These are generally seen in a flock of five or more birds actively hunting for tiny insects on the shrubs, bushes and foliage of trees. They subsist largely on flower nectar and…

Model of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve at RMNH
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Model of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve at RMNH

June 5, 2019

Mysuru: Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve is India’s first and foremost biosphere reserves with a heritage, rich in flora and fauna. Tribal groups like the Todas, Kotas, Irullas, Kurumbas, Paniyas, Adiyans, Edanadan Chettis, Allar, Malayan, etc., are native to the reserve. This is how the Nilgiri Biosphere is described. In the Western Ghats in South India, there…

Lessons from the wild
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Lessons from the wild

June 2, 2019

Human beings may be considered the more evolved species on Earth but there is no denying that the animals who can’t talk are also quite intelligent and display rare traits while leading a solitary life or while living in groups. From the tiniest ant to the mighty elephant, animals of all kinds can teach us…

Living with the Leopard
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Living with the Leopard

April 3, 2017

As humans have a right to live, so do leopards. The only way to leopard-proof urban areas is to stop discarding animal waste around the areas inhabited by humans. By indiscriminately discarding meat waste, we are inviting leopards and they are only accepting our invitation, says Ethologist Ragoo Rao in this article. By Ragoo Rao…

Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright!
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Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright!

March 31, 2017

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD The eighteenth century poet William Blake in his poem ‘The Tyger’ has extolled the terrifying but mesmerising majesty and power that a tiger exudes. He marvels over how God himself must have felt amazed and mesmerised by this majesty and grace after creating the king of beasts. This poem…

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