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A cat crossed our path…

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Aug 03 2018
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All through the night, I’d been tossing and turning in my bed. A drowsy mistake had cost me 128GB of lost photographs over the past 2 days. A Cut-Paste job gone horribly wrong (I know! Always do Copy-Paste-Check-Format. What was I thinking?! One more whack on my head.) Getting out of bed, I’d decided that today was going to be a new day. A new beginning to my visit to Kruger National Park in South Africa in July 2018. As we rolled out of Satara Rest Camp, the grey clouds that had gathered last evening had slowly started to dissipate. The rising […]

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Tiger!

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Dec 01 2011
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India’s national animal never ceases to mesmerize. It could be the huge size, the majestic gait, the intense gaze. This tiger was encountered on a summer evening at Kanha National Park. He seemed well-settled and was concentrating on a herd of Chital (Axis axis) in the distance. It seemed as if he were making up his mind and drawing energy for the hunt. Unfortunately, it was very close to the park closing time and the shutterbugs had to hurry out of the park. Next morning, there was a Chital kill there.

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Hello there!

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Nov 25 2011
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In wildlife photography, surprises lurk everywhere. On a safari in Nagarhole National Park, this stealthy predator was seen walking amongst the woods. The coloration and the rosettes (spots on the leopard’s skin) make it almost impossible to detect this animal when it strides the forest. As he got onto the jeep track, he realized he wouldn’t be able to keep himself camouflaged. Cautiously, keeping an eye on the “visitors”, he got onto the track, walked across it and disappeared into the undergrowth. The smallest of the Big Cats, the Leopard has the widest distribution mostly due to its stealth, opportunistic […]

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