Ananda out in the wild

An illustration, titled ‘The Panther’, from the 12th century ‘Aberdeen Bestiary’. Photo: Aberdeen University Library/Wikimedia Commons

Can you define a ‘species’?

3 min read . 20 Apr 2018
The Rote myzomela. Photo: Philippe Verbelen
Kheleo, mascot for the Fifa Under-17 World Cup. Photo: LOC, FIFA U-17 World Cup India, 2017

Fifa, and a species in peril

4 min read . 30 Sep 2017
Shrinking forest corridors force elephants out in the open at Kestopur near Bagdogra. Photo: Anujit Basu,

Crocodile tears for the elephant

7 min read . 18 Aug 2017
A ‘chinkara’ at the Ranthambore National Park. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The menace of feral dogs

4 min read . 04 Aug 2017
Experts estimate that at least 100 elephants and 400 people die every year in conflicts.

Of human-wildlife interactions

4 min read . 07 Jul 2017
Turtles are smuggled either for food or to be kept as pets.

The long road to field research

3 min read . 21 Apr 2017
A tiger cub at the Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh. Photo: Prithvi Gill

Welcome to the jungle

4 min read . 24 Mar 2017
A Himalayan wolf. Photo courtesy Lauren Hennely

Calling on the wolf

4 min read . 10 Mar 2017
One of the caracals seized in January. Photo: Courtesy Vindhya Bachao

The zoo in the farmhouse

4 min read . 24 Feb 2017
Manas Tiger Reserve and National Park in Assam.

The resilience of Manas

4 min read . 13 Jan 2017
The rise of oil palm and silent forests
It’s difficult to comprehend how the tiny bird-taiga flycatcher-travels all the way from Siberia (the name comes from its breeding ground—the Taiga forest) to spend the winter in central India.

The link between birds and coffee

4 min read . 28 Nov 2016