Category Archive: Wild Life

Gaur and tea

The gaur, also called Indian bison, is the largest extant bovine, native to the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. It has been listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List since 1986.Wikipedia

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Encounter with a Tusker

What a majestic sight it was to see this beautiful lone tusker in the forest. He was a lone tusker and he slowly followed our safari vehicle slowly virtually asking himself to be photographed. Look at his huge tusks. I hope he lives long and dosent fall into the hands of poachers. Majestic beasts like him are becoming difficult to see in the wild because their tusks are still traded. How I wish people wont use ivory for anything. This value of the ivory means this beautiful elephant will have to live a life of fear.

Golden-fronted leafbird

  The golden-fronted leafbird (Chloropsis aurifrons) is a species of leafbird. It is a common resident breeder in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and parts of Southeast Asia. It often includes the Sumatran leafbird… Continue reading

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