Rajasthan Environment

Human Wildlife Conflict in Rajasthan

Human Wildlife Conflict in Rajasthan

The intensity and frequency of human-wildlife conflicts has escalated in recent decades due to the exponential increase in the human population over the past century and the subsequent encroachment of human activities on wilderness areas. In Rajasthan, the leopard is the most common carnivore involved in conflicts with humans. Human Wildlife Conflict In simple terms, …

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Floods in Rajasthan

occurence of floods in Rajasthan

Popularly known as the desert state of India, Rajasthan is largely water deficit yet there are incidents of flood and there are flood prone areas in the state. In last 30 years, there have been multiple instances of floods in Rajasthan. Flood Prone Areas of Rajasthan The flood prone areas in Rajasthan include Ajmer, Barmer, …

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The Big Cats of India

The wild Big Cats of India

Felidae is the biological family of cats and member of this family is called Felid. There are five species of big cats found in India. The big cats of India are: Asiatic lion Bengal tiger Snow Leopard (found in Himalayas) Clouded Leopard (found in Himalayan foothills, China) Indian Leopard Species Taxonomy In 1816, Lorenz Oken named …

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