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Termites inside a termite mound. Photo by Nikhil More.

Architectural secrets of termite mounds

Of the insect world’s many architects, the termites are undoubtedly the reigning monarchs. The earthen mounds that these tiny insects construct out of soil, water and their own saliva, are…
Termites inside a termite mound. Photo by Nikhil More.

A new addition to the Walkerana genus

A newly discovered species of frog, endemic to the biodiversity-rich Western Ghats, is the first new addition to the genus Walkerana in more than a century. There are three previously…