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Olive Ridley Turtles are endangered, a few decades ago they were in millions, now have dropped to 6000 in 2 oceans. The female turtles come to the shores to lay eggs, most get caught in gill or ghost nets which are used by local fishermen. The few who make it to the shore and lay eggs. The hatchlings are also not safe, they may be eaten by dogs or by monitor lizards and sometimes even…

I have been delaying my promise to take my son to a “Zoo” in Chennai to see animals for few weeks now. Even though today was a Saturday I had some office work to complete (accounting related to be done before 31st March 2009), I completed them in the first half and returned home early. I took my son and we both went to “Guindy Children’s Park”, the Children’s park and the Snake park (same…

I have travelled in Chennai ECR road several times, but not even once I have stopped to go inside the Crocodile Park which is there. Today being a Sunday I was thinking of a place to take my son out and came up with this place. Though I have seen Crocodile parks in many zoos around the world, my only recollection of seeing them in Chennai are in my school days at Guindy National Park.…

This is a complete time pass post with no serious value :-), anyway here it is. My mother keeps telling us all the time to close with lids non-empty bowls. Last night in our bathroom we had left a bowl with Ginger Oil left overnight without covering. In the morning when brushing I saw something suspicious – a cockroach dead and it was almost indistinguishable from the herbs in the oil, we could easily have…