Honeybee-apis

How Bees Are Saving Elephants on Railway Tracks

A device has been put by The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) that increases the buzz of moving honeybees which is a natural nemesis of elephants. This experiment is working quite good and is conducted along the corridors near tracks which are surrounded by wild herds. Some30

Anguilla vulgaris

Cocaine in Rivers Harming Endangered Eels, Study Finds

It is found by scientists that eels that are exposed to cocaine are more likely to suffer from issues like impaired gills and damaged muscles. A study has reported that eels become not only hyperactive but also suffer from various diseases when tiny amounts of cocaine30

Honey bee

The Buzz About World Bee Day

Experts, scientists, farmers, and enthusiasts got together to observe May 20 as the first World Bee Day. The United Nations declared May 20 as the World Bee Day in 2017 to raise awareness about the importance of pollinators, the threats they face today and their30

Mary River turtle

Rockstar Turtle on Endangered List

Mary River turtle (Elusor macrurus) is one of a few types of cloaca-breathing turtles, which inhale submerged utilizing specific organs in their regenerative organs. This enables it to stay submerged for up to 72 hours. The Mary River turtle is a vast freshwater turtle endemic30

One horned Rhino

I am an Indian Rhinoceros; do you know me?

You might have spotted me lurking around in forests, often alone, with a horn on my nose and because of my size, I’m hard to miss. Yes, you guessed it right, I am an Indian rhinoceros. Most people call me a rhinoceros but there are30

Peacock Plumage

I am an Indian Peacock, do you know me?

If you remember that old song ‘Nani teri morni ko mor le gaye’, you might have a fair idea of who I am. Yes, you guessed it right! I am a peacock and I am also known as an Indian peafowl. However, I have another30

Indian rock python

I am an Indian Python, do you know me?

Do you see that long creature, moving at an unnoticeable speed, slithering against the wall with a thin wavy tongue, in a glass enclosure at the zoo? Yes, that’s me the Indian python. I am a snake and my scientific name is Python molurus. In30

Bengal Monitor Lizard

5 Animals you’ll be surprised to Know Are the Most Trafficked in India

‘Chinkara killed by poachers’, ‘International Red Sanders, smuggler nabbed’, ‘Poachers caught with endangered turtles’ Do these headlines sound familiar? Illegal wildlife trade has increased tremendously and depleted wildlife reserve in India. After drug trafficking, human trafficking, arms trafficking, animal trafficking is the fourth-largest crime observed30