Several species have developed their own means of communication, which have been passed down to generations. When it comes to big cats, there is minimal usage of sounds or communication as such. […]
The Bay Backed Shrike is a small bird, about 6 inches in length and is a widespread resident in the Indian subcontinent. […]
Yacare( ya-car-ae) caiman are found in Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay living in rivers, lakes and wetlands. The name ‘yacare’ comes from the regional term ‘jacaré’ which means alligator. […]
India’s gift to the world – Yoga is one of the best ways to keep the body healthy and the mind alert. Here are some simple asana sequences for you to try.
Food is a serious business in animal kingdom and when it comes to scavengers like the Striped Hyena (inhabitant of Indian peninsula), it can mean deploying tricks. […]
Named after the dedicated British ornithologist Samuel Tickell, this beautiful bird is found in the Indian subcontinent and throughout South East Asia. […]
There are supposedly five different sub – species of this turtle that are known to biologists. The Indian black turtle is found all over the Indian subcontinent and Sri Lanka where it is another sub species. […]
A rhinoceros who lived by the lake was very possessive of his surroundings. He shooed away any creatures who dared step into his territory, threatening them with his great horn. […]
Indian Wild Dog or Dhole is a highly social animal. They live in large clans with remarkably structured hierarchies, ranging from 12 to even 45 individuals. […]
The Puff Throated Babbler is found in scrub and moist forest mainly in hilly regions. They forage in small groups on the forest floor, turning around leaf litter to find their prey and usually staying low in the undergrowth where they can be hard to spot. They however have loud and distinct calls, including a morning song, contact and alarm calls. They can often be seen creeping through undergrowth in search of their insect food. […]
Saltwater crocodiles are one of the widest ranging crocodiles and are found in Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei, Myanmar, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam. […]
Savitha and Gopal earned their living by ironing people’s clothes. They had a cart under a neem tree in the neighbourhood where they did the ironing. In the morning, the couple would set out of their house with their lunch bags. While Gopal heated the coal and got the iron box ready, Savitha would go the houses in the neighbourhood and collect the clothes to be ironed. They did this for almost every house in the neighbourhod. Gopal and Savitha worked hard from morning till evening.
Every evening after counting out the day’s earnings, Savitha would keep aside ten rupees in a plastic container. She kept this on a shelf above her kitchen stove. Gopal would tease her about it, ‘What can you do with ten rupees?’ […]
One of the reasons why your child may have picky eating problems is he/she has something called Sensory Processing Disorder. For ease of reading, let us call these kids as sensory kids. Kids who are picky eaters at a very young age tend to remain so as they grow up into adulthood. […]