Karnataka is the emerging hub of nature research and education. It also dons the mantle of ‘Elephant State’ and ‘Tiger State’ of India. In addition to these mega fauna, our forests have a lot to offer. ‘Focus’ does just that, with detailed articles focusing on a specific species. Flora or fauna, big or small, we’ve got it covered.

Foot-flagging Frog

April 30, 2015

Imagine yourself as a young musician with an acoustic guitar, wanting to serenade that girl you have a crush on. All your friends have done this, and you have your […]

Kolar Leaf-nosed Bat- a species lost in oblivion?

April 15, 2015

When we set out for our weekend search, we had just a few things in hand- a description of two specimens, incomplete GPS coordinates, which would land us in an […]

Humboldtia brunonis: the perfect host

January 15, 2015

It was a misty tropical winter morning – the sun still turning sleepily beneath the leaves, and the birds waking up and greeting each other. It was my first day […]

Agumbe – A King’s Abode

December 15, 2014

This place called Agumbe…it has a charm…and it will absorb you! Come June, and monsoon clouds descend on these hilly regions of the Central Western Ghats. Hues of grey and […]

Urban Slender Lorises of Bangalore

November 15, 2014

Walking down the paths of the Indian Institute of Science campus at night, what wildlife would you expect to see? – Researchers, scientists and graduate students walking, bicycling, and of […]

Tree Shrews: BRT, and a little beyond

September 01, 2014

If you are looking for a Madras Tree Shrew, one of the worst places to search for it, strangely, would be Madras! Instead, you would do better stalking every squirrel-like […]

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