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Kabini June 2017 Photo Tour Report

Kabini
4 safaris, 8 cats! Kabini Wildlife Photography Tour has remained true to its name – The Leopard’s Lair – and has been offering so much more for wildlife enthusiasts. On the first day of our Kabini Photo Tour in June, participants and Skippers gathered together by lunch time. After a session of introduction and
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Animal of the Week: Proboscis Monkey

Proboscis monkey
Proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) Great place to see it: Borneo, Malaysia http://www.toehold.in/phototours/borneo-wildlife-photography-tour.php Also known as the long-nosed monkey, the endangered proboscis monkey is called ‘The Dutchman’ by the Indonesians. Its conspicuously large nose can exceed 4
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What Makes the Pantanal as Amazing as the Amazon?

Jaguar stalking in the Pantanal
The rich wetlands of the Pantanal make photography as unique an experience as the Amazon. Here’s why.   1. Vast and diverse wildlife The Pantanal is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that contains the highest concentration of wildlife in South America. About 300 mammals, 480 reptiles, 400 fish and 1000 birds
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Making Memories of Small Moments of Beauty: Ankit Bhat

For someone who grew up in a house where there was always a camera, photography didn’t invade his senses as an unexpected hobby. Ankit Bhat shares with us his story as a storyteller on this week’s Client Corner. Ankit Bhat was familiar with the use of cameras even before he bought one for himself. Intrigued […]
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Five Reasons Your Next Trip Must Be to Kamchatka

Kamchatka Brown Bear
In a world so replete with options, why bother visiting Kamchatka in far-east Russia? Here are five solid reasons you not merely should, but must!   1. Remoteness     Kamchatka is an isolated geographical spectacle. In today’s world, where almost every corner of Earth is explored by the groping
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Animal of the Week: Indrella ampulla

Indrella ampulla
Indrella ampulla Great place to see it: Coorg, India http://www.toehold.in/phototours/coorg-macro-photography-bootcamp.php A bit of coloury disharmony is all you want to make your August exciting! A tinge of red and white against all greens of the deep forests of Coorg – a small snail called Indrella ampulla
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The ‘Big Twelve’ of the Pantanal

Toco toucan, Pantanal
In the untamed realms of wilderness in the Pantanal, wildlife thrives in all its grandeur and diversity. We bring you a list of the top dozen animals. Here’s the ‘Big Twelve’ of the Pantanal! 12. Red-and-green macaw     The red-and-green macaw is a mostly-red macaw that can attain a
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Animal of the Week: Humpback Whale

Humpback whale
Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) Great place to see it: Kamchatka, Russia http://www.toehold.in/phototours/kamchatka-wildlife-photography-expedition.php With its adorable knobbly head, the obvious hump and long pectoral fins, the humpback whale in Kamchatka, Russia is a spectacle you don’t want to miss on
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