Anisha Jayadevan

Anisha Jayadevan's The Forest Spirit

A blog about nature and some of the science behind it.

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Recent blog posts from The Forest Spirit


A Quest to Find an Elusive Snail
A Quest to Find an Elusive Snail
I will remember the smell of fishing harbours for a long time to come. It threatens to overwhelm at first. Then, it jostles for competition with other sensory assaults: shouts of fishermen auctioni…...
6 Years Ago
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Stories in the Sand
Stories in the Sand
One of the first things people learn about you in Kutch- a dusty district in western India, is what your footprints look like. This is not very surprising given that in most parts of Kutch, the gro…...
7 Years Ago
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Know Your Urban Wildlife: Snake Skink
Know Your Urban Wildlife: Snake Skink
If you see something small and snake-like slithering in the sand or the undergrowth by your feet, it just might be a snake skink! So if you were going to yelp out in fear, don’t. Skinks are l…...
9 Years Ago
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Sea-side Treasures
Sea-side Treasures
 I could spend hours poking around intertidal areas and discovering fascinating creatures. Intertidal rocks and pools are exposed during low tide and submerged in high tide. They teem with natural ...
9 Years Ago
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Elephants in Masinagudi
Elephants in Masinagudi
We saw elephants on our way back from Kerala in Masinagudi!The mom and aunt(I think they were the mom and aunt) were being so protective of the calf and always flanked it on either side.It was wond…...
9 Years Ago
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Lessons in Wooing from the Natural World
Lessons in Wooing from the Natural World
If Shakespeare ever needed inspiration for a new romantic novel and took to pottering about in the garden, it is not unlikely that he would come away with his mind brimming with new ideas. For in t…...
9 Years Ago
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