Sunday 9 May 2021

Caecilian Mothers Day

The Taita African Caecilian, like many other caecilians, grows a special layer of skin to provide nutrition to her 'matriphagous' young. A very happy Mothers' Day to the tastiest, I mean loveliest moms around the world! Comic from my column with The Hindu.

(Even though India has many endemic caecilians, I am not sure if matriphagy has been reported or studied among Indian species.)

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