Category Archives: Animals

Nagpanchmi – Snakes in India

On the day of Nagpanchmi, I’d like to share some lesser-known facts about snakes in India. With around 290 species of snakes, India is ind [...]

How a Python made a full meal out of the monkey

The Jungle Book says that the python (Kaa) and the monkey community (Bander-log) were never good friends. The python till time has been reve [...]

Kanha National Park – “Munna” Never Disappoints

Kanha National Park the home to the world famous Royal Bengal Tiger and Hard Ground Barasingha magnetically fascinates everyone alike with i [...]

Wildlife of Central India : The Six Rare Mammals

While on a safari expedition in the National Parks of Central India, expect Tiger and much more. Counting down is a six pointer guide of mam [...]

Sloth Bear: Securing food in Central India

(Melursus ursinus ursinus) Sloth Bears have ill reputation among forest guards and naturalists. Nothing to do with its unkempt black coat an [...]

My Best Tiger Chase!

Tigress Chandini  Bandhavgarh Pachpedi Buffer, July 2015  Hope you read till the very end. As we left the lodge at 3:45 am on the 3rd morn [...]

Weapons in the Wild: The Jaws of a Tiger

Rarely should he snarl exhibiting his rack of deadly instruments, stacked with 30 teeth that can dig into the senile neck of the running pre [...]

Tigers and their quench for thirst during Summers

Summers have arrived here at Bandhavgarh. It’s March and the dry deciduous forest trees have already started shedding their leaves. The fo [...]

Rhinos and Chitwan – Conserved for each other

Chitwan celebrated 2011 and 2013 as the year of no poaching. No poaching in Chitwan means that neither Greater One-Horned Rhinos nor Bengal [...]

Rani Kali – Everybody’s favorite!

Nature and Animals inspire all including our team members. A lovely poem written by Vineeta Yadav at Barahi Jungle Lodge, Chitwan in praise [...]

Kankatti Tigress with her Cubs

One of the dominant females in Bandhavgarh, Kankatti was seen a few days ago with her 3 cubs. The cubs are very young yet, approximately two [...]

Leopards in courtship rituals spotted at Satpura

One of the most elusive creatures is leopard. Making their existence highly imperceptible, these big cats are living in and alongside the fo [...]

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