The author goes on an early morning butterfly trail through the Asola Bhatti Sanctuary in Delhi
The cool breeze of an August Sunday morning welcomes us to the Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary. Located a few hundred metres from the Karni Singh Shooting Range, and on the road leading up to Surajkund, the gates of the sanctuary can be easily missed if one is not consciously looking for them.
A short walk from the entrance is a metallic butterfly sculpture, a marker that tells you that this is the point from where you start out on your mission: butterfly spotting. We are here for the "Butterfly Walk", an event that is organised twice a month by the Bombay Natural History Society. ...
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First Published: Sat, September 03 2016. 00:27 IST