Legend has it, that if a person spots a Nilgai (Boselaphus tragocamelus) in JNU, he either stays there for long or keeps returning!
A squirrel at the Holistic Canteen, Faculty of Arts, University of Delhi. For those who have a habit of picking up their plates to lunch in the small amphitheater behind the canteen, it is common to share a part of their meal with these agile mischief makers!
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For all the Delhiites who havn't really seen any real 'wildlife' in the city, you've got to check this out. Dr. Surya Prakash of JNU spotted a COMMON PALM CIVET (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus Schreber 1778 ) near JNU's SBI ATM! He was also able to capture the animal on camera as under: The Common Palm Civet is a rare animal which is listed in Schedule II part II of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972. It is a nocturnal and omnivorous animal that prefers to feed on fruits. Dr. Surya Prakash can be contacted at the following email address: email@example.com
A Pair of Rofous Treepie (Dendrocitta vagabunda) Spotted behind the Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan Bus Stand - K.G. Marg (apparently they have nested in RJD MP Pappu Yadav’s residence!) Spotted on: March 14, 2007