Wildlife articles

Dumping Sar

Dumping Sar

Home to over three lakh migratory birds Hokersar is fast turning into Srinagar’s dump-yard. After September floods 31000 shoes were retrieved from the famed wetland. Shakir Mir visits Kashmir’s famed bird guest house

My Friend Bakk

The story of Ilyas Najeeb is one out of the jungle book. He nursed an injured leopard cub for eighteen months at his house till they became best friends.  Aakash Hassan tells his

SOS Wildlife

She is one daredevil of sorts when it comes to rescuing animals from human brutality and setting them free in the wild.  Shakir Mir reports her adventurous life  She scales a 20 meter

Oh, Roos-Ket

Threatened by human invasion of their natural habitats, Musk deer or Roos is struggling to survive the onslaught. Shakir Mir reports how poachers hunt this animal for its prized musk sac (Musk Deer. Photo:

Caged and Voiceless

The vast open sky and scenic flights make Kashmir heaven for any living beings. But not for all. Shakir Mir tracks the journey of helpless caged birds that are up for sale   Shabir

Long Live The Fossil

Interventions in conserving the near extinct double humped camel in remote Ladakh have helped the animal increase its population but trickling of funds is proving a stumbling block, reports R S Gull Double

Inside Dachigam: A Photo Feature

With snow draping the upper reaches of the valley white, hilly creatures have started moving toward lower reaches. In Dachigam National Park, the lower terrain is dotted with otherwise spotless fauna. Bilal Bahadur

The Jungle Lover

When the boys of his age were playing with toys, Nazir Malik was observing the behavior of birds that were fed by his mother at their Srinagar house. Now 50, Malik, an internationally

Fading Glory

With its reddish-brown coat and spiraled curved horns, the Markhor is quite unforgettable. But as Javaid Naikoo reports, the animal might be out of sight much sooner than experts fear. The majestic, large wild