Rainbow coloured snake identified in Munnar

Context Recently, a team of herpetologists identified a rainbow coloured snake identified in Munnar. About rainbow coloured snake Belonging to the genus Melanophidium, the non-venomous snakes, also known as shield tail snakes,…

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Animal Discoveries 2020 by Zoological Survey of India (ZSI)

Animal Discoveries 2020 by ZSI Context India has added 557 new species to its fauna, which includes 407 new species and 150 new records, reveals Animal Discoveries 2020, a document…

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Three new wild balsam species reported from Kerala

Context Recently, Researchers have identified three new wild balsam species reported from Kerala. About the three new wild balsam species reported from Kerala The species, belonging to the genus Impatiens…

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Minervarya Pentali a new frog species in Western Ghats

Context Recently, Researchers from University of Delhi have named a newly-discovered frog species Minervarya Pentali after former vice chancellor and renowned plant geneticist Prof. Deepak Pental. About Minervarya Pentali The…

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Operation Olivia for Olive Ridley Turtles

Context Every year, the Indian Coast Guard’s “Operation Olivia”, initiated in the early 1980s, helps protect Olive Ridley turtles as they congregate along the Odisha coast for breeding and nesting.…

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