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Wild Encounters

Being the reigning tigress of one of India’s finest big cat habitats is no easy feat. But T19, daughter of the legendary tigress Machli, seems to have lived up to her destiny. I have been around the lakes of Ranthambhore numerous

Often termed as the Holy Grail of wildlife sightings, glimpsing upon a Snow leopard in its rugged home terrain can often be the encounter of a lifetime. We present a firsthand account from Leh. Ever since I’ve been posted in Leh

A chance encounter with a cunning creature makes the author ponder about the rapidly declining population of the Golden jackal in rural India. Date -  9th of September, 2015. We visited the famed railway yard of our village Halisahar ( District

  Managing the conflict between humans and wild elephants in Assam’s tea gardens is a mammoth challenge for the estates. Saevus shares an interesting account of efforts and measures taken to safeguard the plantation and its people from herds of wild

There is an unspoken bond between a lensman and his subjects in the wildlife. Wildlife Photographer Alijah Mohammad shares his pain on the shocking death of a tigress and disappearance of her cubs. It was in late April, when Jr. Kankati,

Surviving in the wild is a challenge all animals have to cleverly manage.   Some literally hide in plain sight, incredibly camouflaging themselves, some animals not only evade danger but may also become a danger themselves by seizing unaware prey. For the

One fine September weekend, we went to Uran, Maharashtra, to shoot some common birds. The day started with lovely sightings of the Plain Prinia eating some caterpillars in the lane opposite the police station. We also saw some Black-headed Munias,