I hope many of you very well know about sea turtle after the Dhamra port controversy in Orissa. I was curious to know more about the nesting behavior of sea turtles. As part of my research on marine sciences, I got a chance to go to Orissa to study these awesome creatures which have existed on planet Earth right from the ages of the dinosaurs.
As a child I always dreamt of great valleys, deep jungles, and lofty waterfalls. Fortunately I grew up in an area which was situated close to a spectacular valley with enchanting surroundings.
The Biligiri Rangaswamy Hills (BR Hills) is renowned for its wildlife diversity and forest management by the Soliga tribe. Just recently, the government has notified this unique wildlife sanctuary as a tiger reserve with huge implications on the life of the Soligas. Giridhar Malla our in-house wildlife researcher remembers his visits to the place and his wild encounters.
As a child, I greatly admired the Indian jungles, inspired by Kipling’s Jungle Book. I had always dreamed of wandering in the jungle to explore the unknown and make thrilling encounters with wild animals.