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2 of the insect specimens at the FRI  
   

In the footsteps of Champions - Part 2 2 of the insect specimens at the FRI

Two of the insect specimens caught by my great-uncle H G Champion and identified by his fathe G C Champion, now in the museum of the FRI
In the footsteps of Champions - Part 2

November 24th 2007
Second India Report Dear All, Greetings from the foot of the Himalayas! This instalment begins with my parents’ and cousin’s arrival in Delhi on 21st October, followed by a very lengthy train journey, through the Hindu Diwali festival, with firecrackers blasting off in every direction, to Dehra Dun, where we arrived with a two hour delay. There then followed a hair-raising car journe ... read more
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Indian Flag The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
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