Thursday 19 February 2015

Sarju and Sajni- Sarus Cranes for WTI

Among the recent, very exciting projects I have been doing for the Wildlife Trust of India was a poster on Sarus Cranes and their role in the ecosystem. Sarus Cranes are the tallest flying birds in the world, and mate for life, and are hence revered in Indian mythology as symbols of marital fidelity. As the poster points out, the cranes face several conservation threats,. The poster is scheduled to be distributed to government schools in Uttar Pradesh, where the Sarus is the state bird. The Hindi translation of the poster by Jugnu Shardeya (I love the closing line!) can be seen here- 

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