mammals

Animal of the Week: Hoolock Gibbon, Assam, India

Gibbon
Hoolock gibbon (Hoolock hoolock) Great place to see the hoolock gibbon: Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary, Assam, India http://www.toehold.in/phototours/kaziranga-wildlife-photography-tour.php Found south of the mighty Brahmaputra River, the hoolock gibbon’s range covers the north-east Indian states (the seven
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Animal of the Week: Barasingha, Kanha, India

Kanha
Barasingha (Cervus duvaucelii) in Kanha Great place to see it: Kanha, India http://www.toehold.in/phototours/bandhavgarh-kanha-tiger-photography-tour.php Also known as the swamp deer, the barasingha is a species of deer distributed mostly in Bandhavgarh and Kanha in India. This large deer, with its woolly and
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Nilgiri tahr
Nilgiri tahr (Nilgiritragus hylocrius) Great place to see the Nilgiri tahr: Anaimalai, Tamil Nadu, India http://www.toehold.in/phototours/anaimalai-rainforest-photography-expedition.php Inhabiting the montane grasslands of the southern part of the Western Ghats, this sheep is an adorable wild being you don’t want
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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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Animal of the Week: Cheetah

Cheetah
Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) Great place to see it: Masai Mara in Kenya, Africa http://www.toehold.in/phototours/masai-mara-great-migration-tour.php The smallest of Africa’s big cats but the fastest land mammal on Earth, the cheetah is a slender-bodied and long-legged cat that you don’t want to miss watching on the
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Animal of the Week: Kamchatka Brown Bear

Brown bear
Kamchatka brown bear (Ursus arctos beringianus) Great place to see it: Kamchatka, Russia http://www.toehold.in/phototours/kamchatka-wildlife-photography-expedition.php In the far east, let your heart go out for this heartbreakingly adorable brown furry ball of a thing called the brown bear. Kamchatka is known to
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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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