A visit to nature is a healing experience for many. Pondering over nature’s creations under the guidance of a nature-interpreter can increase the experience manifold because it helps in better appreciation. ‘Naturalist’s Corner’, by JLR’s naturalists, has been tailored to bridge this knowledge-gap most enthusiasts face, ensuring that your journey into nature is an ever-increasing learning curve.

Giant Wood Spiders

June 01, 2018

I stopped in my tracks suddenly and closed my eyes. This was an involuntary reaction to encountering something unexpected. I slowly opened my eyes as I cleared from my face, […]

Bar-headed Goose

April 15, 2018

One evening, I went to the boat point at Kabini River Lodge to relax, and sat inside a boat. The moonlight was beautiful, and birds were flying back to their […]

Monitor Lizards of Bhadra

March 01, 2018

Before I started working in the Jungle Lodges & Resorts camp in Bhadra, I used to work in the camp at Nagarahole National Park as a naturalist. That is where […]

The Dark Knight

January 15, 2018

It was an amazing moment in October 2014 when I had my first sighting of a black leopard in Nagarahole National Park. Until then, there was no record of a […]

Fishers of Bhadra

December 01, 2017

The Bhadra Tiger reserve gets its name from River Bhadra, which flows through the forest. A dam was constructed on the river 1964 at Lakkavalli, mainly for irrigation and to […]


October 01, 2017

A visit to a forest invariably throws up interesting things; this time, it was in the form of little flies. These flies seemed to be all over the place. They […]

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