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Lion Tailed Macaque

One of the smaller primates of the country the lion tailed macaque (LTM) is endemic to the Western Ghats and have a large population in Karnataka. Inhabitants of the rain forests, the lion-tailed macaque (Macaca silenus) is one of the most threatened species of primates in the Western Ghats of South India. The first time… Read More Lion Tailed Macaque

The New Indian Express

Appemidi Mango

Appemidi (meaning raw unripe mango) is a mango that is endemic to Karnataka’s Western Ghats and is a tart, acidic mini mango variant that has a GI (Geographical indicator) tag in Karnataka. There are about 40 variants of this mango each of which has its own taste including one that tastes like cumin. Typically harvested from… Read More Appemidi Mango