Nono: king of the mountains

by Ranjini Murali In the high mountains of Central Asia, where the climate is too harsh for even trees to grow, lives an animal almost as mythical as the Yeti. This is the Snow Leopard, the most elusive of the big cats. Peering through my binoculars, I was sure I was looking at this fabled […]

Hornbill Hills: the protector

by Swati Sidhu Budhiram sat hidden in the bushes, staring at a large tree… this time not to hunt Paga, the hornbill The rugged hills were invisible behind a thick haze. The river brought particles of ash that drifted with the water current as flotsam . Somewhere from within these hills came the sound of […]