The Asiatic Wild Buffalo, found is Assam, is the species from which all buffaloes here are descended…or related to. And we had one lovely scene in Assam, when the Wild Buffalo proved how it could easily become the Water Buffalo that we are used to everywhere, in our country!
Posting on LJ at the usual times has become nearly impossible. I am unable to post, unable to open friends’ posts, and if I finally do, I can’t comment.
On a mailing list that I belong to, we’ve been having a discussion about the increasingly skewed sex ratios in India (there are less females to x no. of males than there ought to be.). Someone then wrote:
Scientific names are a very valuable id tool, and that the unique names mean that they won’t let anyone get confused.
Priyanka, one of the people who volunteers regularly at the