Lesser golden emperor moth in sohra meghalaya

Lesser Golden Emperor Moth in Sohra

Lesser Golden Emperor – what a royal name! I thought. I was in a small village somewhere in Sohra, previously known as Cherrapunji – an extraordinarily gorgeous town full of tall waterfalls, sprawling hills, and verdant valleys.

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Flying Jewels of Garbhanga Forest

The greens looked a shade lighter under the blanket of the early winter fog that morning. A dirt-track gently meandered into the forest. Sunlight was yet to slice through the forest canopy. The tranquil silence was occasionally broken by the chirps and sounds of songbirds, hidden away from sight. The forest looked soothing with all the greens and browns, sprinkled with vibrantly coloured, tiny wildflowers.

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