The World is Just Awesome

Western Ghats!

It is an UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the eight hottest hotspots of biological diversity in the world.

War Gods
The Great Hornbill (Buceros bicornis) also known as Great Indian Hornbill or Great Pied Hornbill, is one of the larger members of the hornbill family. Read More…


Knights of the Rainforests
The lion-tailed macaque (Macaca silenus), or the wanderoo is an Old World monkey that is endemic to the Western Ghats of South India. Read More…


Cloud Goat
Nilgiri Tahr (Nilgiritragus Hylocrius), known locally as the Nilgiri Ibex or simply Ibex. Read More…


The Flower of Blue Mountains
Neelakurinji (Strobilanthes kunthiana) is a shrub that used to grow abundantly in the shola grasslands of Western Ghats in India. The Nilgiris, which literally means the blue mountains, got its name from the purplish blue flowers of Neelakurinji that blossoms gregariously once in 12 years. Read More…


Heard the laugh track of the Nilgiris?
The Nilgiris Laughing Thrush. A noisy bird with a distinctive laughing call and striking features. While walking in the Nilgiris, listen closely for the guffaw of the Nilgiri Laughingthrush. And treasure it, for you’ll hear it nowhere else on earth… Read More…

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