When the night comes alive

Come monsoon, head to Amboli in the Western Ghats.

Naturalists and enthusiasts on a night trek in Amboli.

Indiana Chiravasi, commonly known as Amboli leaping frog.

Dozens of Amboli bush froglets encased in their transparent “bubble eggs”.

A Malabar gliding froglet, pre-adult stage.

Amboli Bush Frog with enlarged vocal sac for mating calls.

A Malabar gliding frog in Amboli.

The green vine snake, a mildly venomous snake.

Beddome’s cat snake.

The Malabar pit viper, a venomous species.

Bellinger gecko which doesn’t have eyelids cleansing its eyes using its tongue.

A cicada emerging out of its shell.

Indian Tiger Centipede.

Purple tree crab on a tree in Amboli.

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Naturalists and enthusiasts on a night trek in Amboli.
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