Vivek Menon

Vivek Menon is executive director and CEO, Wildlife Trust of India

Articles by Author

Caging the Beast

What is captivity to a living being? Is it only an animal in a zoo that suffers? Or do wild animals feel captive in the wild too?

A Cockney Chaffinch and the Art of Birdsong

What do bird calls do to human minds? Our brains store away the aural backgrounds to our lives and when we hear strange, unfamilar sounds, we feel alienated. In this personal aural mindscape of ours, birds play a major part

The Tiger, The Tusker And a Forest Guard

Watching her from our elephant-back vantage, there was a peace that was starting to descend on that wretched Dhikala chaur. The chital went back to their grass. The elephant breathed slowly, then slower, and then no more. The tigers of Corbett had claimed their largest victim yet