Sangfroid

On the bridge at the stream at Siddhbaba, Vikas halted our hauler, guided by the belief that Chorbehra Female slept in the damp, cool marsh of the meadow. The sambar, who seem to love standing in the cool current here and chomp their way through the succulent botanical victuals, were scarce in attendance. Only the…

Chorbehra as Ambassador of Dandeli!

I’m pleased to share that my image of the Chorbehra Female (below), made in December 2007 in Bandhavgarh, has been adapted to a graphic that forms a large part of the brand-new logo of the Dandeli-Anshi Tiger Reserve.  Go Chorbehra, the freshly-crowned ambassador of a tiger reserve! Chorbehra Female – not just a tiger, but…

Boxed In?

The adorable Chorbehra female spends a moment to reflect on things amid a thorough cleaning session. One evening we witnessed her frenetically attempting to find a place to cross over to the other side of the highway that cuts through Tala, but was of course hindered in her endeavour by the fence that has been…