Category "Eco Talk"

15Oct2019

The Nile crocodile is one of the largest crocodilians in the world. Living in the Nile basin, sub-Saharan Africa and Madagascar in freshwater marshes, mangrove swamps and rivers, they are found quite close to human settlements which leads to a lot of attacks. Since they do not really have a particular diet, someone nearby might look like a tasty meal. […]

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8Oct2019

These are the tiniest crocodilians in the world, the males growing up to a maximum of 1.6m and the female up to 1.2m. Found in Bolivia, Peru, Brazil, Paraguay, Columbia and Venezuela, they live in freshwater forested rivers and near lakes that have flooded forests, even surviving in very high altitudes with temperatures dropping to 13 – 19 degrees Celsius. […]

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18Sep2019

The Spotted Owlet is a small, cute looking owl that is found in India and South East Asia. They are widespread all over the country and can even be seen in urban areas, quietly sitting on trees, cavities of rocks or even a quiet corner in buildings. They are small birds, barely 8 to 8 ½ inches in length. […]

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17Sep2019

Vine snakes are found in a lot of places around India except in the northwest and around the Gangetic basin. They are mainly arboreal in nature found in places like rain forests, low bushes and trees in the plains and are pretty much diurnal. Vine snakes rely on their colour and shape to escape being found. […]

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11Sep2019

The Small Green Bee Eater is a small, beautiful bird and is found widespread from Africa through to South East Asia. India has a large population of this species. They are mainly insect eaters and they are found in grassland, thin scrub and forest often quite far from water. Several regional plumage variations are known for this colourful bird. They are mostly seen in the plains but can sometimes be found up to 5000 or 6000 feet in the Himalayas. […]

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3Sep2019

The wire-tailed swallow is a small bird, measuring about 7 inches in length. It has bright blue upperparts, bright white under parts and a chestnut cap. The species is named for the very long outermost tail feathers, which trail behind like two wires. The sexes are similar in appearance, but the female has shorter “wires”. […]

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28Aug2019

The Earth is considered as the Mother of all living and nonliving beings because of her unconditional ecological services which is the main source for existence of all life forms. The wellness of earth is the wellness of the variety of life forms in which everything is interconnected as the child is connected with the womb of a mother. […]

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