Tag: Himalayas

Hi, I’m a wagtail!

Our friends at Mongabay India have created this fantastic video about a little bird called the grey wagtail.  In winter this migratory bird flies from the upper Himalayas to warmer areas, like Valparai in south India. That’s a big journey! Click below to learn more about…

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Exciting carnivore sightings in Nepal!

Nepal is a country in central Asia located between India and China. Much of the country is in the Himalayan mountains, the tallest mountains on Earth. The Humla district is in Nepal’s Trans-Himalayan region, near Nepal’s border with China. The climate of the Humla district is different from the…

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What is a red panda?

Let’s meet the red panda (scientific name: Ailurus fulgens): Test your knowledge! Where do red pandas live? Are red pandas related to giant pandas? What is torpor? Why do red pandas go into torpor? Describe 2 ways red pandas use their tails. What is the…

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Meet the Moth-ers: Pritha from India

Who are the Moth-ers? Lovers of moths, that’s who! In this series, we meet some moth-ers from around the world. We’ll learn why moths are interesting and how everyone can enjoy their beauty. Hopefully you’ll be inspired to get outside and go mothing yourself! From…

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