Tag: Wild Animals

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  • Declining blackbuck

    Declining blackbuck

    In May Kanha seemed good enough buck country with the maidans very open after the early summer burning, but I believe that with the rains the grass and herbs grow fast and are two to three feet in most places.

    December 9, 2018
  • More about Barasingha

    More about Barasingha

    In all sanctuaries poaching is difficult to eliminate completely and it is also something that has a much more harmful potency when the population of a species is already much reduced by hunting or other causes.

    November 4, 2018
  • The Hazaribagh nightclub

    The Hazaribagh nightclub

    Why are these deer, which are not shy of the sun in places where they are undisturbed, so reluctant to show themselves by daylight at Hazaribagh and also at other sanctuaries in Bihar and elsewhere?

    October 6, 2018
  • Rourkela repairs water bodies for wild animals

    Rourkela repairs water bodies for wild animals

    Water holes, both natural and man made, are being renovated and new ones are being dug to meet the drinking and bathing water requirement of the wild animals by forest department officers. “So far we have readied 10 water holes and have to prepare another of same numbers in the coming days for the wild …

    April 19, 2018
  • The one that got away

    The one that got away

    There are lone boars, just as there are lone bulls among elephants and gaur, and this big boar was evidently solitary. He was by no means the largest I have seen, but he was impressive enough, tall and massively built and with formidable tusks — I thought he was probably well over 300 lb. in …

    November 5, 2017
  • In the forest of the night

    In the forest of the night

    Happily, for the hare, it most often wins! In this case the headlamps of my vehicle had confused and frightened the hare into making such a clumsy getaway.

    November 16, 2016