Nature's Marvel
Superb Lyrebird — A Superb Mimicker

The Superb Lyrebird is an ecosystem engineer renowned for precisely mimicking various sounds that they include in their sexual displays.

Sidra Kazmi
Discovery of Three New Species and a Subspecies of Tiger Moth

Scientists have discovered three new species and a subspecies of moth new to science.

Aparna Sureshchandra Kalawate, K.P. Dinesh & A. Shabnam
Kitti's Hog-nosed Bat — World’s Smallest Mammal

It is the smallest mammal in the world with only 29-33 mm (1.14-1.29 in) head-body length, weighing 1.7-2 g (0.05-0.07 oz) and possessing a wingspan of approximately 130-145 mm (5.1-5.7 in).

Khushboo Shrivastava
Weaver Birds: Coexisting with humans

The home gardens of Assam have become the best abode for these tiny feathery creatures

Yashmita Ulman
A Bizarre Creature with Surprising Abilities

A creature inhabited the Earth some 500 million years before the advent of humans on this planet, but we still do not know if it’s an animal, or if it’s a fungus or it’s something between the two.

P.K. Mukherjee
Guácharo (Oilbird) — Unique & Intriguing Avian Frugivore

The forager of night, Oilbird (Steatornis caripensis) which is locally known as guacharo is the only specie in genus Steatornis and the world’s only nocturnal flying fruit-feeder bird.

Sonali Nagar
World’s Most Attractive Jewel Caterpillar

Jewel Caterpillar (Acraga coa) or slug caterpillar is one of the world’s most stunning caterpillars with a gooey appearance and a fat body.

Sailor’s Eyeball — The Pearl of a Sea

Sailor’s eyeball (Valonia ventricosa) or green shiny bubble algae, one of the biggest single celled unicellular organisms, are located in tropical and sub-tropical seas.

Less-known “Lakoocha”

Lakoocha is botanically known as Artocarpus lakoocha Roxb. and belongs to the family Moraceae.

Dipanjan Ghosh and Sayantan Jash
The Great Red Spot

The Great Red Spot is one of the most recognisable features on Jupiter.

Kirti Chhabra