wildlife photography

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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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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Animal of the Week: Stripe-necked Mongoose

Stripe-necked mongoose
Stripe-necked mongoose (Herpestes vitticollis) Great place to see Stripe-necked mongoose: Kabini, India: http://www.toehold.in/phototours/kabini-wildlife-photography-tour.php Try not to turn green with envy when you see this mammal maintaining its rusty-brown furry exterior like it’s always fresh out of a salon,
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Living the Idea of ‘Living the Moment’: Jayasree Narasimhan

Living the Moment in the Wild
Not often does a conversation transcend its worldly purpose to become a space in which you can share your thoughts freely and be yourself. But with our patron Jayasree, what can begin as an exchange of ideas of photography and experience in the wild can become a tête-à-tête in which a sweeping love for life brims
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Animal of the Week: Malabar Giant Squirrel

Malabar giant squirrel
Malabar Giant Squirrel (Ratufa indica) Great place to see the Malabar giant squirrel: Kabini, India: http://www.toehold.in/phototours/kabini-wildlife-photography-tour.php When driving in Kabini if you hear a curious furtive sound you cannot attribute to a bird, be sure to look up, for Malabar giant squirrel
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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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Valentine’s Day Reality Check: Mammal Courtship

Polar Bear, Svalbard
Think you have it tough to impress your mate? This Valentine’s Day, we’ve compiled a concise guide to the courtship rituals of some fellow mammals to help you think again! 1. Giraffe     With their absurdly long necks, giraffes have their work cut out in impressing a mate. They cannot simply
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