Adventure

Nuclear weapon testing may help Track Illegal Ivory!

Nuclear weapons testing in the 1950s and 1960s may, at last, have a silver lining, because researchers can now measure radiocarbon levels to tell when animals (including humans) were born and when they died, critical information in helping to track poachers of elephants, hippos, rhinos and other wildlife. “Ivory seizures and illegal trade of animals are on the scale of ...

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Checkout some interesting facts about Elegant Sunbird!

The elegant sunbird is a stunning bird with a green- and blue-capped head, reddish ear cover and neck, an olive back, and a yellow belly. Like other sunbirds, the male of this species is colorful — at least during breeding season — while the female is drab. The elegant sunbird is confined to one small island in Indonesia, where its ...

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DO YOU THINK A SPIDER CAN FLIRT???

Yes, jumping male spiders do flirt with female spiders. “North America” show on discovery channel. I watched few episodes of North America on Discovery channel couple of weeks back… I really found it interesting when I was puzzled ” Do jumping male spiders flirt??? Finally, I got the answer, yes!! they do, For a Male jumping spider flirting with the female spider ...

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Amazing But lesser Known Places In South India!

Popular places like The Taj Mahal and the Kovalam beach are found not just on maps but also in the hearts of many travel-lovers. However, sometimes a person needs a place where they can get away from the busy life of the cities. So, here are some places in South India where you can go to experience that myriad charms ...

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#Checkout 5 Haunted Places In Goa!

The beautiful city of Goa is the popular haunt for travelers from the country and outside the country. Here is a list of 5 haunted places in Goa that tell you it’s not just tourists and friendly locals you should expect when you land here. 1. Saligao Village- The ghost of Christaliana, hangs around a banyan tree in the Saligao Village. Anyone ...

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Chaat Joints in Mumbai that you should definitely visit

Chaats may be fast food but they certainly slowly yet steadily won over the hearts of many, so much so that it’s hard for us to imagine an India without its delectable chaats. Here are some amazing chaat joints in Mumbai where you can visit to enjoy the delicacy. 1. Appointment Seven Bungalows, Andheri West- Consistently serving customers some awesome ...

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EXPERIENCE MIND-BLOWING WHITE WATER RAFTING IN KOLAD

Kolad is a village in Raigad district, Maharashtra State, India. This tiny village in the Raigad district presents the picturesque nature before the visitors with utmost happiness and excitement. The Kundalika River is the major factor behind people’s choice to do white water rafting in Kolad. It is one of the fastest flowing rivers in the south that makes it water ideal for an adventure filled rafting along with ...

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A RARE AND EXOTIC WILDLIFE SPECIES THAT CAN BE FOUND IN INDIA

The snow leopard or ounce (Panthera uncia) is a large cat native to the mountain ranges of Central and South Asia. This roving, high altitude cat is rarely sighted and because it is so elusive, accurate population numbers are hard to come by, although estimates range from 450 to 500 individuals for India. checkout some pictures here: HABITAT AND DISTRIBUTION ...

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They are similar to Indian Runner Bali Ducks.

The Bali duck is an ancient breed of considerable significance. Ducks of upright carriage have been found carved in the stone of the temples of Asia dating back some two thousand years. Most waterfowl authorities believe the Bali duck to be the originator of the Indian Runner. Uses: Exhibition, Utility: eggs.Bali Duck Eggs: 140 to 200 Blue to Green Eggs. ...

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Exocoetidae: The Fish That Flies!

Like almost all non-avean ‘flying’ animals, flying fish don’t really ‘fly’, but instead glide on their long, glider-like wings. They developed about 65 million years ago, but there is evidence of an unrelated class of flying fishes which predates the modern ones. The ability to propel themselves out of water is a defense mechanism against aquatic predators. Ironically, this makes them easier ...

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