Indian Forest Service. Interested in Ecology to Economics. Tweets are personal. RTs are not endorsements.
Joined on 25 December, 2014
5 types of deers are found in Terai jungles. This is one of the prominent ones. They are one of the favourite food of tigers because of their big size. Prefers woodlands than grasslands and lives in small herds or sometimes alone. Can you name this deer? #deers #TeraiTales
These beautiful eyes belong to a bush frog named after friends, PK Utthaman the eminent photographer& KV Utthaman a senior forest officer. The beautiful silver & ebony ocular venation marks the Utthaman’s Bush Frog. You decide if it is the most spectacular eye that I have posted!
Nature is beautifully layered and intricately designed. It’s coding and programming have taken millions of years and human life of a fistful years is too short to gaze all it’s magnanimous bounty.
Not able to read behaviours of this leopard. Behaving strangely. People are not behaving better though. Videos circulating since evening. From HP.
This is possible in case of hand reared animals. Needs further investigation. The trend of keeping wild animals as pet can result in such unusual recoveries or surprising sightings. Unfortunate and worrisome.
Conservation breeding is one of the important verticals of ex-situ conservation in zoos and captivities. Many such endangered species have been saved from getting extinct. #conservation
‘Snares to Wares’ is a community based initiative working with youth and converted poachers in Uganda and transforming wire snares into beautiful sculptures.The initiative now has 300 plus artisans creating >1000 sculptures per month. See this beautiful rhino.
12 rangers were attacked and got killed in an an ambush in Virunga National Park in DRC. Saddened to know this tragic loss of saviours of wildlife. A world heritage site and biodiversity hotspot Virunga had been in news for ranger’s selfi with gorillas. RIP green warriors.
Sad to share that 6 rangers got ambushed and killed in Virunga National Park. Hardly few months back 12 rangers had sacrificed their lives in saving the reserve. RIP fallen warriors. #VirungaNationalPark #gorillas
Elephants, tigers, deers, birds, snakes and trees have been motifs of almost all folk and tribal art forms in India. This shows our connects to nature. Loved these beautiful Gond elephants in vivid colours by Mangru Uike. Gond is a tribe in Central India.
A bird species may take years to identify a plant whose leaves can be used for making her nest. So extinction of a plant can take away a species of a bird along.
Nature is a complex web and things are inter-dependent so every blade of grass matters.
Replying to @Amanvashishth20: Biodiversity of a region is strikingly comparable to a house of cards, very difficult to balance. You remove a single…
In a village in Nagaland (not yet identified) the entire community pulls up a truck which fell off the road with ropes & the spirit of unity!
More information awaited! As received on WhatsApp!
Collectively we can...! Worth watching.
@rameshpandeyifs Black rice is also cultivated in Odisha, known as Kalabati and Kalabhat. Some glimpse of its beauty from our own field at Pipili black.
#India🇮🇳 is home to 75% of the world's tiger population! Efforts of officers like Ramesh Kumar Pandey of Dudhwa Tiger Reserve help the Tiger to flourish. Congratulations for getting @UNEP's 2019 Asia Environmental Enforcement Awards for fighting transboundary environmental crime.
Thanks for the honour @UNEP. Overwhelmed. Humbled. Grateful to each and everyone.
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