31 Jul '18, 3pm

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The iconic Loktak Lake in the Indian state of Manipur is famous for its unique floating islands made of mats of soil, plants and organic matter at various stages of decomposition, all naturally bundled together. One of the largest of these floating island meadows is the last natural refuge of the rare sangai (Rucervus eldii eldii ), also called the brow-antlered or dancing deer. But these floating habitats, locally called phumdis , are losing ground to mushrooming agricultural practices and human settlements, a new study published in Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

Full article: https://news.mongabay.com/2018/07/indias-dancing-deer-and...

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