The Asian elephant–Elephas maximus population is estimated to be 27,312 by the All-India Elephant Population Estimation of 2017, a first of its kind in the country. The elephant has been labelled a mega-herbivore by the World Wildlife Fund-they are plant-eating mammals that weigh more than 2,200 lb (1,000 kg) and require up to 330 lb (150 kg) […]
Month: July 2018
Celebrate trees for Van Mahotsav week!
In India, every year the first week of July is dedicated to the forests of the country and is celebrated as Van Mahotsav week. This day was launched by K.M. Munshi the then Union Minister for Agriculture and Food with the intention to raise awareness and motivate every citizen to plant at least one sapling […]