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Three Main Benefits From Nature

Posted by on Sep 23, 2016 in Magic of Science, mountains, Writer's Choice, writers choice | 0 comments

Three Main Benefits From Nature

#WonderVision Desk : Expect three main benefits from nature: restoration, contemplation and inspiration. All of them are crucial for creative leaders. Nature restores us. It gives us physical and emotional health—when it comes to stress relief, breathing fresh air is as close to medicine as you can get. Being in the mountains or near the ocean directly affects our health in a good way. After just 20 minutes in a natural setting, our levels of cortisol, which is a stress indicator, decrease significantly.

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The Man-eaters around Rudraprayag

Posted by on Aug 23, 2015 in jungles, Writer's Choice | 0 comments

The Man-eaters around Rudraprayag

The Leopard of  Rudraprayag was a male man-eating leopard, reputed to have killed over 125 people. It was killed by the famed hunter and author Jim Corbett. The first victim was from Benji village and for the next eight years the leopard continued with its kill until 1926 when it was shot down. Units of Gurkha soldiers and hunters tried to capture the leopard. Attempts to capture it with high powered gin traps and poison failed. Later it was Jim Corbett who tracked down after ten week hunt and was successful in killing the man-eater. Rudraprayag is a town and a municipality in Rudraprayag district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is one of the five confluences of Alkananda river and Kedarnath, a Hindu holy town is located 86 km from Rudraprayag. It was here the famed leopard of Rudraprayag hunted .People were afraid to venture alone at night on the road between Kedarnath and Badrinath, as it passed through the leopard’s territory. In Rudraprayag, there is a sign-board which marks the spot where the leopard was shot and a fair is held at Rudraprayag commemorating the killing of the...

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Pench- The Land of Mowgli

Posted by on Aug 21, 2015 in jungles, Writer's Choice | 0 comments

Pench- The Land of Mowgli

Who can forget Mowgli, Bagheera, Sher Khan, Baloo in Jungle Book? Set against the backdrop of Pench national reserve forest, Rudyard Kipling immortalized Mowgli and his friends in their wonderful adventures.It is said to be the forest where Seoni wolf pack still resides. Pench National Park is situated in Seoni and Chhindwara districts of Madhya Pradesh in India. It derives its name from the Pench River that flows through the national park from north to south. The river divides  the park into almost equal western and eastern halves. Rich in Flora and fauna and its legends Pench remains always a visitor’s delight. Besides Bengal tiger the other wildlife are chittal, sambhar , leopard,antelope, hyena,monkey, fox , nilgai, and many of the other species. Rich in bird life, more than 210 species including the migratory birds can be found. Some of them are peafowl, junglefowl, crow pheasant, crimson-breasted barbet, red-vented bulbul, racket-tailed drongo, Indian roller, magpie robin, and many more .Beside jungle lover, Pench with its rich wildlife is truly a photographer’s...

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