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Animal of the Week: Lion-tailed Macaque, Anaimalai

lion-tailed macaque
Lion-tailed macaque (Macaca silenus) Great place to see the  lion-tailed macaque: Anaimalai, India http://www.toehold.in/phototours/anaimalai-rainforest-photography-expedition.php Endemic to the Western Ghats of South India, lion-tailed macaque is an Old World monkey that’s a diurnal, territorial rainforest
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Animal of the Week: Indian Jackal

Kanha
Indian jackal (Canis aureus indicus) Great place to see it: Bandhavgarh and Kanha, India http://www.toehold.in/phototours/bandhavgarh-kanha-tiger-photography-tour.php A golden-brown lump moving against the wintry backdrop of green forests of Bandhavgarh and Kanha is one of the many reasons why you should be there
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Animal of the Week: Gaur

Gaur
Gaur (Bos gaurus) Great place to see the gaur: Kabini, India: http://www.toehold.in/phototours/kabini-wildlife-photography-tour.php The tallest of all the wild cattle species and the largest extant bovine, the gaur is native to Southeast Asia and South Asia. This massive and strong mammal, with its curved horns,
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Varanasi April 2017 Photography Tour in Pictures

Varanasi
Our April-May 2017 Varanasi Tour was an intense spiritual experience. And here are 10 pictures that show how productive it was!   1. Sunrise on the banks   A boat moored to the banks of the sacred Ganga, awaiting its turn for tranquil sailing on the waters turning gold in the morning sun. When Skipper
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Ladakh July 2017 Travel Photography Tour in Pictures

Ladakh
This inebriation doesn’t wane away. It lingers on and follows even when one wanders away from what causes it. This is the kind of insobriety that one doesn’t have to worry about. Ladakh – a paradise of mountains and valleys in Kashmir – is what we are talking about. And this year, our High on […]
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May 2017 Bandhavgarh Photography Tour Batch 1 Trip Report

With so many tigresses in Bandhavgarh nursing cubs, our May 2017 Photography Tour was charged with lofty expectations. And the Tour fully lived up to them. A sheet of dark clouds formed a false ceiling as we entered Magadhi for the maiden safari the first morning. The first point of interest was Kannauji saucer,
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Ranthambhore April 2017 (Batch 2) Trip Report

Tiger cub, Ranthambhore
50 sightings of 15 individual tigers in five different zones seems like the synopsis of a fairy tale. Yet, those are exactly the numbers the group was left with after the Ranthambhore Full Day Tour! And in the few moments when the tigers weren’t in attendance, the other jungle denizens enchanted their
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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: 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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