Some get scared by its call. Some liken seeing it to winning a lottery. For years, Assam’s elusive White Winged Wood Duck has been more heard than seen. Now, a survey to count the remaining members of its flock.
World Snake Day: Check out this list of children's books on the mysterious reptile with books that include fun stories like The Greedy Python and others that throw up fascinating facts with fun activities to do.
As per the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), which keeps records of tigers and leopards, there have been 141 cases of poaching, while 84 seizures have been made between 2012 and 2018, Prakash Javadekar said.
World Giraffe Day 2019: In the wild, giraffes almost never lie down because of vulnerability to predators. They usually sleep standing, sometimes sitting. When giraffes sleep, they curl their necks and sleep for about five minutes at a time, sleeping no more than 30 minutes a day.
Wilderness has magic. Unlike TV and video games, where you can only hear and see, forests are where you have a sensational experience. Firsthand encounters with the wild can transform a child’s outlook.