We are happy to announce the winners of “Save The Small Wild Cats Art Contest”! We had so many incredible entries from talented artists all over the state. Big thanks to everyone who participated! Congratulations to our winners!
Grand Prize Winner – Nadira Devi, Class IX, Sri Prakash Vidyaniketan.
First Runner Up – Bindu Madhavi P, Class-VIII, Sri Prakash Vidyaniketan
Second Runner Up – Namrata Panda, Class-VIII, Sri Prakash Vidyaniketan
Best Fishing Cat Artwork – […]
Contest Theme: Small Wild Cats of India
There are 10 species of small wild cats in India. Small wild cats play a key role in the food chain of the ecosystem by preying on rodents and other small animals. If small cats are missing in the environment, the rodent populations will increase uncontrollably leading to ecological imbalance. Habitat destruction due to man-made activities is one of the main threats to their […]
Smallest cat in the world recently found in Visakhapatnam, India.
The Rusty Spotted Cat is the smallest cat in the world. It is endemic to Indian Subcontinent and found nowhere else. Their population is threatened by habitat loss and hybridization with domestic cats. They are protected under the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 under Schedule I.
Very little is known about the ecology and conservation status of this species as there have […]
King Cobras are the largest venomous snakes in the world. They are protected under the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972. They play a key role in the ecosystem as one of the top predators. However, ignorant locals kill them on sight unnecessarily out of fear and false-beliefs. The Eastern Ghats Wildlife Society is carrying out education and awareness programmes in these villages of north coastal Andhra Pradesh to enlighten the public about […]