Month: November 2019

Amazing facts about the Himalayan mountain range (the Himalayas)

Himalayas

The Himalayan mountain range runs for 2400 km from Arunachal Pradesh, India in the east to Pakistan in the west. Formed after the collision of the Indian tectonic plate with the Eurasian plate, it is one of the youngest mountain ranges on Earth. Here are some amazing facts about the Himalayas. 9 of 10 highest …

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Some interesting facts about the Banyan tree (Bargad ka ped)

Bargad

Banyan tree species are found mainly in tropical and semi temperate areas. The species native to India is known as Indian banyan/bargad/vad/vat or Ficus benghalensis. Here are some interesting facts about the Banyan tree(Bargad ka ped). Indian banyan trees are the largest trees in the world by the area of canopy. Some of these trees …

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7 charismatic megafauna of India that are threatened species

Royal Bengal Tiger

India is a land of biodiversity. It is among the 17 megadiverse nations. Thousands of animal species can be found across India. However, there are some species that are easily identifiable and have a large appeal. Such species are termed as Charismatic Megafauna e.g. Royal Bengal Tiger. This article lists 7 Charismatic Megafauna of India …

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