India-animals News

Where have all the dugongs gone?

Legend has it that lonely sailors mistook them for beautiful, mythical mermaids. But as it turns out, the muse behind these beguiling sea nymphs was instead the dugong – a…

Jumbo problems for the Indian railways

Running late that morning, the Kanchankanya Express train zipped past Gulma and entered the Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary in northern West Bengal, India. Till a few minutes ago, impatience was writ…

The Lions of India

It is not a well-known fact that India plays home to a population of lions as usually lions are associated with the African savannah and not the scrub forests of…