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The Glider

April 01, 2017

Rarely seen during the day, the Indian Giant Flying Squirrel is a nocturnal mammal. Although called ‘flying squirrel’, it is actually a gliding mammal incapable of sustained flight. Launching from the […]


February 15, 2017

Safaris in the southern part of the Nagarhole National Park are always exciting, be it on the game road or on the river. As a photographer, one has to be […]

Barn Owl in the City

January 01, 2017

On one of my regular walks around my apartment complex, I heard a loud screeching sound, as if a large vehicle had come to a sudden halt. Surprisingly, I heard […]

Family Experience

November 15, 2016

This was my fourth safari in the beautiful woodland of Kabini. I was feeling content after the token big-cat sightings: a Black Panther in the first safari, a Leopard in the […]

Peafowl at Dawn

October 15, 2016

It was 1998, in the last decade of slide film. I was on a safari in Bandipur Tiger Reserve on a winter morning. A layer of cold mist hung low […]

I’m Watching You

September 15, 2016

One day, when I was out photographing in my ancestral village, a small village near Thirthahalli, in the Western Ghats of Karnataka, this pretty Green Vine Snake appeared in the […]

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