Category Archive: Wild Life

The Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris)

The Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) is the most numerous tiger subspecies. By 2011, the total population was estimated at fewer than 2,500 individuals with a decreasing trend. None of the Tiger Conservation Landscapes within the Bengal tiger’s range is considered large enough to support an effective population size of 250 adult individuals. Since 2010, it is listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List

Leopard (Panthera pardus)

Leopard from Rajiv Gandhi National Park in Nagarhole, Karnataka.

Sambar (Rusa unicolor)

Sambar (Rusa unicolor)
Karapura, Karnataka
12th March, 2017

Gaur (Bos gaurus), also called Indian bison

Gaur (Bos gaurus), also called Indian bison
Tallest and largest species of wild cattle. Bigger than the American bison or the African buffalo! Now considered by IUCN as Threatened or Vulnerable.
Karapura, Karnataka
12th March, 2017

Muntjacs, also known as barking deer and Mastreani deer

Muntjacs, also known as barking deer and Mastreani deer Nagarhole, Karnataka 11th March, 2017

Elephant family at Nagarhole National Park, Karnataka.

Elephants at Tiger Tank, Nagarhole
12th March, 2017

Indian elephant (Elephas maximus indicus)

Indian elephant (Elephas maximus indicus)
Karapura, Karnataka
12th March, 2017

Monitor Lizard 

Monitor lizard Nagarhole National Park  1st January, 2017 

Eurasian wryneck (Jynx torquilla)

Eurasian wryneck (Jynx torquilla)
Thirunelly
2nd January, 2017

Asian fairy-bluebird (Irena puella)

Asian fairy-bluebird (Irena puella) Male Vazhani, Thrissur 25th December, 2016   Asian fairy-bluebird (Irena puella) female Vazhani, Thrissur 25th December, 2016