Leopard population is 50 % higher than number assessed in the report on Status of Leopard in India (2018) Recently, a report on “Status of leopard in India”, prepared by the Tiger Conservation Authority and Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun was released in 2020. In fact, this report is for status of leopard in the
Gujarat is now home for 674 Asiatic lions, an increase of 151 lions from its previous count of 523 lions in 2015. This was 15 th census since first census in 1936. At present lion is found in six districts-Junagadh, Gir-Somanath, Amreli, Bhavnagar, Rajkot and Surendranagar. Of the 674 lions counted during the exercise, 260
Duration of the Visit: 3 Days, Site Visited: Madhai & Churna , Satpura National Park Animals Spotted: Indian Wild Dogs (Dhole) ,Pack of 4 , in Madhai Tiger , Pair, Male & Female, Churna Indian Gaur (Bison), 20+ in Madhai, 1 in Churna Leopard, 1, Churna Indian giant squirrel, 4 ,Churna Barking Dear,Pair,Churna Wild Boar,Male,
Dr H. S. Singh, a retired IFS officer, Ex. Principal Chief Conservator of Forest, and a wildlifer was born in Dewa village (Manda) in Allahabad district in Uttar Pradesh, India in 1954. He earned his M. Sc. Degree (Physics) from the University of Allahabad in 1977 and Ph. D. Degree in Wildlife from the Saurashtra
Sharing some key steps to ensure sharp images from Tamron 150-600 mm F 6. 3 Lens, Have own it for the last 3 years. I have been doing nature, wildlife and bird photography for a decade now. I understand the need for more reach especially with dwindling protective areas, scared and fewer animals. Lenses with
India , like it's culture has a rich and varied flora and fauna spread across it's vastness , The Government is supportive towards protecting it's natural heritage, there are around 800 Sanctuaries and National Parks. >21% of India is on Forest.
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India is Blessed with 5 Big and other smaller Cat Species, Most of them are restricted to national park, reserve forests and sanctuaries. -Asiatic Lion, Current Count:500 -Royal Bengal Tiger, Current Count: 3000 (inflated I feel) -Panther/Leopard, Current Count:5000 -Snow Leopard, Current Count: Tough to estimate -Clouded Leopard, Current Count: Tough to estimate Other Cat
There are very few wildlife species ,probably 3 , which has the Sub Title "Great Indian" , -Great Indian Rhinocorus -Great Indian Bustard -Great Indian Hornbill All 3 are on the verge of extinction,Notably the Great Indian Bustard aka"GIB" and the Great Indian Hornbill, both hovering in the range of 200 individuals ,surviving pockets of
The Indian Bison also known as Gaur is the tallest and Largest wild cattle species in the world, even bigger than the African wild buffalo with occasional large bull weighing up to 1,500 kg . The gaur, belongs to the group of wild oxen that include the Asiatic buffalo, African buffalo, true cattle and bison. Recent advances
Once a common site across India , the Vulture population has shrunk to few thousands with few vulture species numbers in hundreds........ yes in hundreds. The bird which tried to stop "Ravan" form taking "Sita" to Lanka in Ramayana is in the critically endangered list and needs a concentrated effort. There are 9 species of Vultures
If there is any place on earth to site ,observe and study the Flamingos , their behavior , from the egg to adulthood , It's the Little Runn of Kutch in India.
Kutch is the largest district of India of which 60% is Rann, A visit to the Black Hills, the White Rann, the Flamingo City and the last kingdom of the Indian Wild Ass brings many thoughts in mind.The resting place of the lost Saraswati river and the land carved out by God "Allah Bandh", Visits
Stranger than fiction Advance science has no explanation for some of the mysteries of nature; only Almighty knows. Unprecedented strange relationships between a wild leopard and its prey-the cow observed in Antoli village in Vadodara district in Gujarat was one of such unbelievable mysteries. The story begins in the summer, just after author’s joining
Lecture on Big Cat at Sasan Gir, Junagadh Big Cat's Status Species No of sub-species IUCN Threat Level Tiger