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“There are two species of crocodiles, the smaller and more common, generally six or seven feet in length, and not ordinarily dangerous to human life; the larger reaching the length of eighteen or twenty feet. The latter are more dangerous; still, one does not often hear of lives being lost by them in this part of India”. – Achuthsankar S. Nair in “Guardian angels of the river” (The Hindu, Metro Plus, 12 October 2012)
https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-metroplus/guardian-angels-of-the-river/article3989657.ece
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Encouraging centuries-old life-skills of Irulas: Eking out a living outside forests – Tamil Nadu

Janaki Lenin’s book [My Husband and Other Animals], a compilation of her popular column in The Hindu MetroPlus, offers insights into her husband Rom Whitaker’s fascination for animals, particularly snakes When he came to Madras, Rom was introduced to the … Continue reading

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