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Animals in parched Indian Terai migrate to greener NepalBusiness StandardMigrations have been observed in the Terai Arc Landscape (TAL) which is spread over 49,500 square-km. It is home to 86 species of mammals, over 600 species of birds, 47 species of reptiles and amphibians, 126 species of fishes and over 80 lakh human …और अधिक »

We leave the gharial in peace and it thankfully lets us off the hook. It’s dawn and we’re floating on the East Rapti River in Chitwan, the lower Terai Valley of southern Nepal. The sky is tinged with a pre-sunrise glow: golden orange at the horizon and …

Batth’s family were originally settlers on tracts in the Lakhimpuri Kheri and Pallia divisions of the Terai after Partition. Though Batth grew up on a generous dose of shikar in the Terai during school vacations, he displayed this parallel sensitivity …

How to share Earth with other animals

Posted on: Monday, Mar 21, 2016

Wildlife corridor projects have become a mainstream conservation tactic lately, as seen in places like India’s and Nepal’s Terai Arc Landscape, Central and South America’s Jaguar Corridor Initiative, and North America’s Yellowstone-to-Yukon artery.

The Terai region is a haven for wildlife. It stretches in northern India and southern Nepal running parallel to the lower ranges of the Himalayas. A strip of undulating former marshland, it stretches from the Yamuna River in the West to the Brahmaputra …

About Mithila

Mithila is an ancient cultural region of South Nepal and North India lying between the lower ranges of the Himalayas and the Ganges River. The Nepal border cuts across the top fringe of this region. The Gandak and Kosi Rivers are rough western and eastern boundaries of Mithila. The Ramayana records a dynastic marriage between Prince Rama of Ayodhya and Sita, the daughter of Raja Janak of Mithila. The town of Janakpur, in the northern Nepali section of Mithila, is believed to be Janak's old capital.