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Six Facts You May Not Know About the Jaguar

Jaguar in the Pantanal
Big, beautiful and deadly, the jaguar is an embodiment of elusive charisma. And here are six of its stellar attributes you must know. 1. A big male jaguar can weigh as much as a lioness! The jaguar is the world’s third largest big cat, weighing in behind only the tiger and the lion. It is also the […]
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Animal of the Week: Jaguar

Jaguar
Jaguar (Panthera onca) Great place to see it: Pantanal, Brazil http://www.toehold.in/phototours/pantanal-jaguar-photography-expedition.php Jaguar. The world’s third largest feline (after the tiger and the lion) with a giant, robust skull, the big cat that’s a skilled tree-climber and is adept at and also enjoys
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Animal of the Week: Giant Anteater

Giant anteater
Giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) Great place to see the giant anteater: Pantanal, Brazil http://www.toehold.in/phototours/pantanal-jaguar-photography-expedition.php This unusually charming terrestrial creature mainly inhabits the forests and savannas of South America. This solitary mammal, with its
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Animal of the Week: Malabar Pit Viper

Malabar pit viper
Malabar pit viper (Trimeresurus malabaricus) Great place to see the Malabar pit viper: Amboli in Maharashtra, India http://www.toehold.in/phototours/amboli-macro-photography-bootcamp.php Also known as the Malabar rock pit viper and rock viper, the Malabar pit viper is endemic to the southwestern part of India. You
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Animal of the Week: Kori Bustard

Kori bustard
Kori bustard (Ardeotis kori) Great place to see the kori bustard: Kenya http://www.toehold.in/phototours/kenya-wildlife-photography-tour.php http://www.toehold.in/phototours/masai-mara-wildlife-photography-tour.php http://www.toehold.in/phototours/masai-mara-great-migration-tour.php Native to Africa, the kori
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Animal of the Week: Red Junglefowl

Red junglefowl
Red junglefowl (Gallus gallus) Great place to see the red junglefowl: Bandhavgarh http://www.toehold.in/phototours/bandhavgarh-tiger-photography-tour.php Known to have first domesticated at least five thousand years ago in Asia, the red junglefowl is mainly found in India, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and
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Top Four Reasons You Should Visit Ranthambhore Now!

T19 Krishna and Cubs, Ranthambhore. Santosh Saligram
When the mundane makes you crave for colour, when you must foray into where your sense of adventure takes you, here are the top four reasons why that place should be Ranthambhore.   1. Tiger Density In this protected area of wilderness covered by dry deciduous forests, particularly the core tourism zones, the
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Animal of the Week: Nilgiri langur

Nilgiri langur
Nilgiri langur (Trachypithecus johnii) Great place to see the Nilgiri langur: Anaimalai, Tamil Nadu, India http://www.toehold.in/phototours/anaimalai-rainforest-photography-expedition.php Not only do its body’s glossy black fur and its head’s golden-brown fur make the Nilgiri langur a delight to watch, but also
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Why You Should Get Out of the Auto Mode Now!

So you just bought a DSLR hoping to make better images than you were with your mobile phone or point-and-shoot. But guess what: A DSLR can give you worse pictures than a point-and-shoot camera if you don’t use it the right way. And if you’ve already experienced this, it is, partly and possibly, because of that
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