Monthly Archives: September 2018

Glimpses of Nature and Culture

Published on September 15, 2018 under volume1-issue3-glimpses
Glimpses of Nature and Culture
Red meat or white meat? No, I want BLACK meat! Yes, the inhabitants of Jhabua and Dhar districts of Madhya Pradesh can enjoy black meat of Kadaknath chicken which is locally appreciated as Kali Masi (which means ‘fowl having black flesh’). Although the old chicks are bluish to black, adults…
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Termite Mound an Engineering Marvel

Published on September 15, 2018 under volume1-issue3-article
Termite Mound an Engineering Marvel
Walking in the wild or even in a metro city like Bengaluru it is impossible to miss giant structures made up of mud. These are termite mounds (Figure 1). Termite mounds are conspicuous features of landscapes in Asia, Africa and Australia and can be upto 10 metres tall. They are…
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Tales of the night: Chapter I

Published on September 15, 2018 under volume1-issue3-article
Tales of the night: Chapter I
It is a spectacle to experience the sight of hundreds of bats emerging from the shadow of caves in a perfectly choreographed flight maneuver, before eventually disappearing into the vanishing tinge of the dusky sky. Bats, the only volant mammals form the second largest mammalian order Chiroptera (chiro= hand, pteron=…
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