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Thursday, March 04, 2021

Ranjit Lal


Have you heard the sound of Spring?

February 27, 2021 4:24 pm

As new leaves and multihued blooms announce the season’s arrival, keep an ear out for chirps and birdsongs

What happens when a human and a mosquito take matters to court

December 20, 2020 5:51 pm

How sleeplessness caused by the insect's drawl and blood loss owing to their bites – mosquitoes suck iron for their babies – leave a man unable to function, affecting his livelihood

How should we teach children the right attitude towards animals?

November 28, 2020 7:06 pm

The little ones should be taught to cherish pets as family and admire wild creatures from a distance

Fair Game

October 31, 2020 6:43 pm

In the wild, the hunt is always on

What can primates teach us?

October 03, 2020 8:36 pm

Dignity from gorillas, a ‘free love’ attitude from bonobos and singing talent from gibbons - there’s a lot that we can learn from apes

The ethical treatment of plants

August 22, 2020 3:47 pm

They give us everything, from oxygen to food to fuel. The least we owe them is respect and gratitude.

How to introduce children to birdwatching

March 27, 2020 3:47 pm

Always do it with experts, but prepare for some confusion and questions you can’t answer

Memories of Sambhar

December 19, 2019 5:24 pm

The death-scarred lake once bristled with birds of all feathers

Down in Jungleland: Four Legs and Our Tongues

December 08, 2019 7:50 am

We use the names of animals derogatorily, but find it insulting if someone calls us by their names

Down in Jungleland: Wing Games

June 23, 2019 6:07 am

Besides being game birds, grey francolins are also great fighters.