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Living with Lions: The Economics of Coexistence in the Gir Forests, India

November 30, 2013

Rarely human communities coexist in harmony with large predators. Most often communities suffer due to predation on their stock while large carnivores suffer losses and at times extirpation due to retaliation. We examine the mechanisms permitting the coexistence of Asiatic lions (Panthera leo persic…

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Photographic record of Painted Wooly Bat (Kerivoula picta) in Bandhavgarh National Park

November 18, 2013


 Painted Wooly Bat (Kerivoula picta) has been listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, it occurs in a number of protected areas, has a tolerance of a degree of habitat modification, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for…

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