Posts Categorized: Wild Animal

There is a reemergence of Elephant poaching in Africa on a grand scale. As recently highlighted by eminent journalist and Television host, Christiane Amanpour, the rate at which African Elephants are been killed is alarming, and disturbing. Conservation efforts of the 80’s pressurized governments into taking Elephant conservation seriously. This culminated in the global banning of Ivory… Read More

The Komodo dragon is the largest species of Lizards. This lizard is only found in the following Islands: Padar, Gili Motang, Rinca, Flores, and Komodo.  This Lizard is one the deadliest predator there is. The Komodo dragon rarely attacks human beings, but incidences have grown over the last few years. The following facts will definitely… Read More

Scientific studies on animal behavior is largely a male dominated field. That said, two females  stand out with respect to Primatology: Dian Fossey, and Jane Goodall. The two distinguished scientists contributed a lot towards the expansion of Primatology. Dian Fossey and Jane Goodall moved out of their comfort zones and ventured into the unknown, and came… Read More

How much do you know about Gorillas? Chances are that, if you happen to live outside Africa, you have only seen a Gorilla in a zoo or on T.V.  Did you know that the Gorilla is the closest cousin to Man after Bonobo, and the common Chimpanzee? Do you also know that Gorillas are Gentle… Read More

cow gives 200000 milk glasses

Animals never cease to fascinate us. We often forget that we live in a world filled with amazing animals. Every creature in the animal kingdom has its own unique traits that we identify with. However, like humans, you can never judge an animal by it’s appearance. If you did, you’d be surprised on learning how… Read More

Takin in Tibetan himalayas

The Himalayas is a mountain range than spans across countries like India, Tibet, China and their neighboring countries. Thanks to the massive size of the Himalayas, it’s home to a wide variety of animals. Some of these Himalayan animals are native to the range. i.e. these animals cannot be found in any other part of the world. Since the Himalayas have… Read More

Promachoteuthis sulcus Squid

Deep seas are probably the only places on earth where man hasn’t yet encroached upon nature. There is a good reason for that. High pressure, ocean currents, total darkness, dangerous creatures etc. don’t really appeal as a hospitable place to humans. However, photos and studies from deep sea explorers, divers and oceanographists never cease to… Read More