• Sanctuary Asia - Latest Issue Potter Wasp

    Volume 38 | Issue 7 | July 2018

    On the Cover

    The potter wasp is also known as the mason wasp.

    Photographer

    Dharmesh Padhiyar

Cover Story

Feature

Zen & The Art Of Crocodile Spotting

Harvey D’Souza delightfully touches upon the magic of the Cumbarjua, how it encapsulates the spirit of Goa, plus a few nostalgic thoughts about the call of the wild.

Conservation

Amla And Friends – An Unlikely Investigation

Soumya Prasad shares fascinating insights about langur-chital interaction in amla seed dispersal in a riveting essay.

Commentary

Hunger Games

Time loses all meaning when I am in wild places, urban or rural. That chippy sound I’m hearing right now outside our ground-floor Mumbai home? It’s a Purple Sunbird Nectarinia asiatica doing what it does best… stealing nectar from flowers.

Scaly Tales

Giri’s Bronzeback Tree Snake

Rahul Alvares describes the Giri’s bronzeback snake and explains why it has been classified as a separate species.

Talkin' Tigers

In The Garden

Jennifer Scarlott on all of the ways that the beauty of the world we live in makes itself seen and heard, touched and smelled, in the smallest, most ordinary and often fleeting moments.

Did You Know?

Elephant Beetles

Elephant beetles are one of the largest-known group of beetles on Earth!