Primates of India
Wildlife & Nature

Primate species of India

India, with its diverse terrain and habitats, has a rich biodiversity that supports a wide range of primates. Some prefer forests, others live in grasslands, some even live in deserts, while some species prefer being close to human settlements. We discuss some common and some uncommon primate species of India. Gray Langur These are large …

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Khajuraho Dance Festival
Culture Leisure

Khajuraho Dance Festival

Khajuraho Dance Festival is a week-long event that occurs annually in the Chhatarpur District of Madhya Pradesh. The festival is a cultural spectacle that showcases traditional art and dance forms of India. The cluster of Khajuraho Temples where this event takes place is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The organizer of this event, the Kala …

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Off beat destinations of India
Travel Tips

10 off beat destinations in India

1. Bera (Rajasthan) Along the banks of River Jawai and nestled in between thick forests is the relatively unknown village of Bera. The region, dotted with scrubland vegetation such as cactus, has plenty of hillocks with caves where leopards roam free. The Jawai Dam built over the river has a lake-like water body where you …

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Primates of Africa
Wildlife & Nature

Primate species of Africa

The diverse terrain and vegetation of Africa, from dense forests, sprawling grasslands, to deserts, offer habitat to over two hundred different species of primates. Different primate species enjoy varying weather and food sources and therefore prefer specific regions of Africa. We discuss some of the most notable species of African primates below.   Chimpanzee These …

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Understanding Northern Lights
Wildlife & Nature

Understanding northern lights

As per Norse mythology, the aurora was a fire bridge to the sky built by the Gods. Some even considered the northern lights to be the harbingers of war and death. While such superstitions and speculations have died down, many still do not understand the scientific explanation behind this ethereal phenomenon. The mighty Sun sits …

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Birding destinations of India
Wildlife & Nature

Birding destinations in India

India is home to over 1200 bird species, a record which very few countries can boast of. However this bird population is spread over the vast area of the county, from Himalayas in the North to Western Ghats in South, to the Central Plains to Desert and Shrublands of West to the Mangroves of East. …

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Antelopes of Africa
Wildlife & Nature

Antelopes of Africa

The rainforests, savannahs, and grasslands of Africa provide suitable habitat to various antelope species, each with their distinct characteristics. The African continent is home to more antelopes than anywhere else in the world. Read on to find out about some common antelope species of Africa. Wildebeest These large African antelopes belong to the Bovidae family. …

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Tigers of Bandhavgarh
Wildlife & Nature

Tigers of Bandhavgarh national park

Bandhavgarh National Park, located in the Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh, became a Tiger Reserve in 1993. With a core area of 716 square kilometers, the region has tremendous biodiversity. The density of the apex predators, Tigers, is among the highest here. The vast grasslands and bamboo forests make it easy to spot tigers here. …

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State birds of India
Wildlife & Nature

State birds of India

Different states in India have classified different birds as their state bird. Usually few factors contribute to the choice – The bird should be found in that state, being endangered or vulnerable makes it a stronger candidate, finally we believe usually the better looking birds make to this list. However the spirit of this decision …

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Top hotels of Etosha National Park
Wildlife & Nature

Top hotels of Etosha National Park

Etosha is the most famous safari park in Namibia, and it is a vast park which is home to Lions, Leopards, Elephants, Rhinos and a host of other wildlife. Choosing the right place to stay is important not only from a comfort factor, but also to be in close proximity to key wildlife regions. Read …

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