Monkey Business: Expressing Intentions and Emotions

Rashmi Singh & Ajay Immanuel Gonji A few days ago, an email thread on the student mailing group of Ambedkar University Delhi, Kashmere Gate (henceforth AUDKG) was particularly interesting. The subject of the discussion was not academic, political or social in nature, but was actually over food! Apparently, a plate of noodles was left abandoned … Continue reading Monkey Business: Expressing Intentions and Emotions

Human Beings Best Friend Can Be Wild Too: Observing Dogs in a Wetland Park

Amit Kaushik Canis lupus familiaris - the dog - was genetically classified as a subspecies of Canis lupus or the grey wolf in 1982. Although the wolf has always been demonized by human beings, the dog is considered as their best friend. 7,000-year-old archaeological evidence from ancient human civilizations emphasizes the mutualistic relationship between dogs and human beings. This … Continue reading Human Beings Best Friend Can Be Wild Too: Observing Dogs in a Wetland Park

Situating Nilgai in Delhi

Amit Kaushik Culling wildlife in contested spaces has been a new form of land acquisition in human-wildlife co-habitants.  In India, after the incorporation of Wildlife Protection Act, 1972, hunting was banned, and several wildlife types were listed under several categories. This gave them legal protection to wildlife based on their status. Several species like mice, house crows, fruit-bats, termites, etc. … Continue reading Situating Nilgai in Delhi