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    Volume 38 | Issue 11 | November 2018

    On the Cover

    An elephant calf weighs around 100 kg. when it is born!

    Photographer

    Nilkamal Malakar

Cover Story

The Joy Of Nature

Underscoring the truth that nature will only be nurtured if ordinary people love, understand and respect it, Bittu Sahgal drums up a smattering of memories of days spent in kinship with wild nature. It is such experiences he believes that we need to expose young India to if we wish them to grow up with a sense of appreciation for the exquisite natural heritage with which the Indian subcontinent is blessed.

Feature

Rain, Egg Curry And The Zisticola

Sutirtha Lahiri rediscovers the joys of birding at the perfect wild getaway near his home in Guwahati.

Conservation

The Hills Of Murugan

With nearly half a century of experience exploring the Palani Hills, Ian Lockwood presents Sanctuary readers with exquisite visuals depicting the grandeur of a threatened landscape that harbours one of India’s last wild montane grasslands.

Commentary

Last And Final Call

First a disclosure... I adore frogs. All frogs, not just this exquisite Western Ghats Rhacophorus photographed by Sunil Sachi in a Chikmagalur coffee plantation.

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!