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Too close for comfort

“Gemunu” is a wild tusker was born in 1991, part of an elephant herd based in Yala national park of Sri Lanka. Though his mother was vary of vehicles and visitors to the park, Gemunu was extremely tolerant of them. Male elephants have to leave the herd once they grow up and after Gemunu left…

Death by Poisoning

Two tiger poisoned in Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve

At around 1000 hours in the morning the Deputy Field Director of Ranthambhore national park (RS Shekhawat) called me and asked me to reach the Tadla chowki (or Forest Guard House) near Banas river as soon as possible, along with MD Parasher. He told me that the two “Chiroli cubs” were dead, probably poisoned and…

Ranthambhore tiger

Wildlife migration corridors from Ranthambhore

A few days ago I read the following news in the Times of India, one of India’s leading daily newspaper. It goes like this: Tigers will now roar at Darrah JAIPUR: After Ranthambore and Sariska, Darrah. Rajasthan is all set to get its third tiger reserve, and India its 39th, very soon. The National Tiger…

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A great article

Wildlife is on the brink by PANKAJ SEKHSARIA Wildlife is on the brink and it is high time we took a critical look at our conservation realities and policies. Most that share landscapes with wildlife, for instance, live extremely low impact lives yet they pay the biggest cost for conservation. Question of survival: Tribal settlements…

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Interesting email exchange

Interesting email exchange between Deepali and your truly. Deepali is a naturalist, photographer and economist from Delhi. I got her permission to share this on the blog. From: Deepali Sharma Sanwal Date: Tue, 12 May 2009 11:11:25 +0530 To: Aditya Singh Subject: hi from Delhi Hi Aditya Hello from Delhi. Read your blog.. wanted to…