His literary background then explains this fusion and makes apparent that language, the written word or the destruction of it played an important role in his artwork.
The apple refers to a tradition in Kolář’s family of planting a fruit tree to mark the birth of a child. It is not known if this was a Czech tradition or specific to the artist’s own family, but the sculpture could be regarded as a kind of self-portrait3.
The present project would enable in achieving a better understanding of the current status of the endemic leaf-nosed bats in Kolar district, their distribution, population status and other threats impacting the species and their habitats.
We plan to survey other similar habitats in Kolar district to detect the presence of other roosts through active roost checks and acoustic surveys.
Armed with scientific data on their population and threats, liaisons would be formed with the policy makers and attempt will be made for inclusion of these endangered and endemic species of bats in the Indian Wildlife Protection Act – a federal act that accords protected status to living organisms and offences punishable.
For further information contact: Email: [email protected] talk about bats in general and the rare and endangered bats in Kolar in particular for a audience of about 150 persons belonging to grades 9-10 of Gyanabodha High School, Honn.