December 10, 2018

Living in a Field Base

I arrived at the Wild Otters base on the 15th of November 2018. I didn’t really know what to expect as I walked into the base, but as soon as I arrived, everyone there made me feel very comfortable. The first day was all about learning how everything works at […]
November 30, 2018

Otter Days: Life as an Intern

When someone says ‘internship’, the first thing that comes to mind is a 9-5 shift in a high rise, following people around to take notes, fetching coffee if you’re unlucky enough, while clad in an impeccably ironed suit. When someone says ‘internship with Wild Otters’, however, the first thing that […]
September 15, 2018

Being around Otter life

I like travelling with a purpose and while still completing my MSc in Environmental Management, I’m always keen to learn more about environmental research and conservation. Few can resist the enigmatic charm of otters and so I was excited about the chance to get up close to this cutest of […]
April 16, 2017

OTTER ECOLOGY COURSE – March 2017

The otter ecology course was a great success. It was attended by fourteen participants from five different states in India. The participants were very enthusiastic and were keen to learn about otters. Before the event the participants had very little or no knowledge about otters. Participants got an overview of […]
September 22, 2015

THE THINGS WE DO FOR POOP – PART #1

It started out as a normal otter poop collecting day, or so we thought. Originally, we were heading to Diwar, a small island where we know of a resident otter family, but too much talking and laughing in the car had Atul uncharacteristically distracted and one missed turn altered our […]
May 27, 2015

FIND OUT WHAT THIS ELUSIVE OTTER HAS TO SAY …..

Hello there! My name is Lutragale perspicillata, you can call me ‘Lut’. I am the Smooth-coated one. Did you know that “Otters are animals that you never knew you needed to know about”?
May 6, 2015

THE ‘OTTERLY’ FASCINATING SIDE OF GOA

Goa is Swaying palms, white sands and sparkling waters, this is not how I describe it and is possibly a stereotype, but this is how Lonely Planet describes it and probably so do all the people who visit this beautiful state, and to prove this, I recall a conversation I […]