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Tuesday, May 24, 2011
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A day in the life of… …a snake catcher
A day in the life of… ...a bus conductor
When you travel by bus, do you notice the man who sits by the door? He is the bus conductor. Do you know what his day is like? Read on to find out…
Cresting the waves at the crack of dawn to get the best catch, that's what the life of a fisherman is all about.
A day in the life of … …a zookeeper
Mani has an interesting job. He takes care of the cassowary and the emu at the zoo.
The Gentoo Penguin, Pygoscelis papua , is recognised by the wide white stripe extending like a bonnet across the top of its head. Chicks have grey backs with white fronts. Adult Gentoos reach a height of 51 to 90 cm making them the largest ...
LALBAGH BOTANICAL GARDENS
A garden in the Garden City
The Lalbagh Botanical Garden was developed by Hyder Ali, the ruler of Mysore as a private garden in 1760 on 40 acres of land, it now has 240 acres and about 1800 species of plants.
Seat of serenity
When I visited Lalbagh, I was amazed to see the sheer variety of plant species, right from the famous red roses all the way to colorful magnolias and hardy cypresses, keeping company with hundreds of other varieties. In total a staggering ...
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