Now you see it, now you don’t. Whether it is stalking prey or just being scarce, the Desert Cat is an elusive customer that inhabits the magical landscape of Banni Grasslands. Continue reading Kutch Diaries – Spying on the elusive Desert Cat
Tiger or dhole? What floats your boat? Notes from a safari in Kabini while suffering the company of Serious wildlife photographers Continue reading Why so serious? Eavesdropping on dogs and cats at Kabini
In Jayamangali, the blackbuck roam free and majestic, but human encroachment around the sanctuary is a cause for concern Continue reading Among the blackbuck of Jayamangali
A swimming tiger! This was the first time in 4,000 safaris that the boat driver and the naturalist had seen a tiger in the water in Kabini Continue reading Crouching tourist, swimming tiger at Kabini
Why go on an expensive safari to watch birds when your backyard is just as well endowed as any forest? Continue reading Balcony Safari – The idle joy of birding
A morning safari at Kruger evokes the question: What if animals thought as humans did? Continue reading When the search ends – musings from Kruger
Anand Yegnaswami witnesses a bizarre encounter between a spider and a wasp and stumbles into a freakish discovery of manipulation in animals Mind manipulation is not new to many of us, considering we have watched Jedi Mind Tricks, read about … Continue reading We don’t need no thought control!
The Green Ogre salutes Mommy, and mothers of every feather Continue reading Mommy loves you!
“Tusker!” The cry stopped the safari vehicle in its tracks. About 20 tourists gawked at the picture of splendour, like a dark raincloud in a starless sky, chomping on shoots in a grassy verge beside the bamboo forest. On our … Continue reading A jumbo-size problem