The Lion Tailed Macaques are an old world monkey endemic only to the Western Ghats. A fewer than 2500 live in the wild today and with growing tea plantations their numbers are plummeting further. While searching for them in the forests of the Western Ghats, I came across this Alpha Male who was calmly sitting on a dead tree stump and observing me. His pose fascinated and reminded me of the famous proverb ''Man came from Monkeys''.
4 AM. Benaras is sleeping. The stars are dead. The people are hollowed out like the inside of a drum playing the same beat it grew up to...