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Third time lucky

Vikram Nanjappa

This is becoming a habit. More like an addiction that I am in no hurry to kick. This addiction gives me a fantastic high too. I saw another predator today – a leopard.

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Posted in: Destination Wildlife

Swimming Elephants

Vikram Nanjappa

Anyone who saw an elephant on land would never believe that they evolved from marine mammals. But one look at them in the water and their resemblance to their closest living relative the dugong (a kind of sea cow) is obvious.

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Photographic Safari

Vikram Nanjappa

Today’s safari was fantastic from a photographic point of view. Even though the light was not great we got some fantastic photographs of the Wild Dog – my favorite predator, the Gaur and the Grey Jungle Fowl.

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Prince of Cats

Vineeth M

As the sun set, we began retracing our journey towards the outer boundaries of the park and that is when our tracks coincided with the trail of the prince of cats.

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Grey-Headed Fish Eagle

Vikram Nanjappa

The Grey-Headed Fish Eagle is one of my favorite birds of prey. Seen regularly during the boat safari, this large sized resident has a grey head, a largely white tail and a broad black sub terminal band.

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Jewels of Kabini

Narendran M M

Kabini is blessed with a treasure in terms of insect diversity. The insects around us, take turns in staging shows throughout the day.

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Brahminy Kite

Vikram Nanjappa

The Brahminy Kite is one of the most seen of all birds of prey in Kabini, and hence often overlooked. This handsome bird with a white head on a chestnut body, found all along the backwaters is the Garuda of Indian Mythology, associated with Lord Vishnu.

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