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Kabini February 2017 Trip Report

Kabini Wildlife Photography Tour
Kabini has been a consistently productive wildlife Photo Tour and the sightings in the depths of its nuanced green forests and meditative backwaters have been dramatic and exhilarating in every sense of the words. In February 2017, the participants of The Leopard’s Lair Kabini Photography Tour had yet again a
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Animal of the Week: Lechwe

Lechwe
Lechwe (Kobus leche) Great place to see the lechwe: Botswana, Africa: http://www.toehold.in/phototours/botswana-wildlife-photography-tour.php Inhabiting the floodplains bordering swamps and marshes of Botswana, Zambia, Angola and Democratic Republic of the Congo, the lechwe ranks second among the most aquatic
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An Earth Devotee’s Love Letter on Valentine’s Day

On Valentine’s Day, here’s a touching love letter from an ardent devotee of the planet to that which is the source of all love and all that’s loved. Here’s a love letter to Earth. Dear, dear Earth, my heart’s delight, How generously you give me the natural ability to behold and savour your
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Animal of the Week: Kirk’s Dik-dik

Dik-dik
Kirk’s Dik-dik (Madoqua kirkii)   Great place to see it: Kenya: http://www.toehold.in/phototours/2017/may/kenya-wildlife-photography-tour.php http://www.toehold.in/phototours/2017/may/kenya-teenager-camp.php http://www.toehold.in/phototours/masai-mara-wildlife-photography-tour.php Found in the
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Animal of the Week: Nilgai, Bharatpur, India

Nilgai
Nilgai (Boselaphus tragocamelus) Great place to see nilgai: Bharatpur: http://www.toehold.in/phototours/bharatpur-bird-photography-tour.php Ranthambhore: http://www.toehold.in/phototours/ranthambhore-tiger-photography-tour.php The blue bull is the largest Asian antelope. Endemic to India and considered sacred, it
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January 2017 Kabini Trip Report

When the participants arrived at Kabini River Lodge for the two-night/three-day Wildlife Photography Tour, little did they know just how deeper their connection with the wild would get than they had imagined. And that’s what happened: a rewarding journey into the thick, green forests of Kabini in the wintry days
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Animal of the Week: Monitor Lizard

Monitor lizard
Monitor Lizard (Varanus albigularis) Great places to see the monitor lizard: Bandipur: http://www.toehold.in/phototours/bandipur-wildlife-photography-tour.php Ranthambhore: http://www.toehold.in/phototours/ranthambhore-full-day-tiger-photography-tour.php Bharatpur:
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Ranganathittu December 2016 Photography Trip Report

Not often do you get to blend fun, learning, art and travel all on a weekend. But when you do, you mustn’t miss it for the world. And that’s what the participants of the Ranganathittu Nature Photography Masterclass did: after learning the basics of photography, they set out to the Bird Sanctuary comprising small
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Animal of the Week: Indian Hog Deer

Hog Deer
Indian Hog Deer (Hyelaphus porcinus) Great place to see it: Kaziranga National Park (http://www.toehold.in/phototours/kaziranga-wildlife-photography-tour.php) That eye-white is delightful, but why the sheepish look, you wonder? How about because if you’re already a deer in hog clothing, which is what a hog
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Animal of the Week: Osprey

Osprey
The Fish Hawk: Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) Great place to see it: Kabini, Nagarahole National Park (http://www.toehold.in/phototours/kabini-wildlife-photography-tour.php) Have you ever seen majesty fly? No, not just a majestic flight or a majestic creature flying but majesty itself becoming… If the answer is
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