A flower that deceives and entraps!

Ceropegias are known as “deceptive flowers,” that allow themselves to be pollinated by the insects they attract without rewarding them with food. This month’s nature column reveals yet another natural wonder of the world we live in.


Small-scale warfare

On our way back from our nature/birding outing, I suddenly caught sight of a beetle and a snail, on a tiny twig. Seeing these two together isn’t very common, so I decided to photograph the