Category: Wildlife

Monochrome – a Zebra story

A young zebra is bored with his father's unadventurous ways and disobeys him, leaving the herd in anger. He thinks he is on a special quest, but will he get what he's seeking? Instead, he might learn a deeper truth, finding that he has more in common with his...

First Flights

A little bird wobbled to the edge of her nest. It was a European stonechat. Numerous other birds peeped at her through tree branches. It was time for her first flight. In front: the vast, open sky. A welcoming freedom; an unsettling loneliness. ...

A Leap of Faith – a Saras Story

Saras cranes fly low, gliding gracefully over the Dhanauri grasslands. Vivid rays of sunshine come down on their salmon-pink bodies. From afar, I see them flapping their wings, enjoying life, their rattling cry a call to dance....

Flights of Fantasy

Dusk descended early on a quaint village, as it was enveloped by dark, wet clouds.  A loud crack of thunder gave way to the soothing pitter-patter of raindrops. Abandoning work early, villagers rushed to their cosy, warm homes. However, the birds that still dotted the evening sky weren’t prepared for...

The Last Second

The tiger’s immaculate stripes of yellow and black were camouflaged within the prickled and bushy branches. Engrossed in the movements of its prey, the tiger furtively measured its move to hide behind the trunk of the tree....

Maa

The gradient of the glowing sunshine intertwined with the dusky blue skies, as the sun waved away for the day. The lucid lines of the range mingled with the horizon to create a compelling scene. Overpowering the mystical vista were the four giraffes standing in unison, bowing down their colossal posture...

The Roar Within

Well, there he goes again, leaving his lioness and his own cubs behind. Where does he go? I won’t know. But still after abandoning us for hours in the sweltering sun, he feels entitled to the food I hunt with every inch of my body yearning to take shade under the long thicket...