In Rishi Valley, where trees and rocks are teachers, watching butterflies is a highly enjoyable part of the education. Here are field notes from wandering around the school grounds spotting butterflies on the last morning of 2017.
May is here. How about killing time with this wallpaper of an Assassin Fly or Robber Fly?
A damselfly in the sun, this Rusty Marsh Dart (Ceriagrion olivaceum), flecked with morning dew awaits the day’s warmth to dry itself.
What is Onam without its leitmotif — the Onathumbi or Picture Wing Dragonfly?
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Cicadas are diurnal, so what was this one doing up late at night?
With the menacing looks and businesslike patience of an assassin, the Robber Fly captures its prey on the wing
A day of tired wandering in a forest ends with an intimate rendezvous with a stunning damselfly – the Stream Glory. It’s often the little things in life that give you the biggest highs
Antlions are far more menacing as larvae: their pits are death traps for ants and small insects and can offer kids many hours of macabre entertainment