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Up Close with the Mugger…  
July 28th, 2014 by Narendran M.M

Up Close with the Mugger…

One of my recent safaris by boat was really special, as I got a chance to sight a huge Mugger or the Marsh crocodile basking on the river bank very close to me. On this drive, we had sighted about five in total, but this one was least bothered by our presence. Read more

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Flying High!  
December 21st, 2013 by Narendran M.M

Flying High!

The winter brings a lot of visitors to Kabini, which is an annual phenomenon that involves large scale movement of birds between their breeding (summer) homes and their non-breeding (winter) homes.

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The Wildlife Rescue Team of Kabini  
December 5th, 2013 by Pranad Patil

The Wildlife Rescue Team of Kabini

We at Kabini are not just committed to promote nature and wildlife, but also devoted to protect and conserve the wildlife around us. Hence when an opportunity arises, we try our level best to lend a helping hand to an animal in need. Two such opportunities came our way this past week.

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Kabini: The Monsoon Paradise  
August 14th, 2013 by Shanmugakumar K

Kabini: The Monsoon Paradise

This was my favourite boat safari in the monsoon. The landscape looked beautiful, bathed in brilliant light. From afar, we watched the clouds kissing the forests of Nagarhole and Bandipur. As we entered the National Park, it began raining.

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It’s the Nesting Season!  
August 5th, 2013 by Pranad Patil

It’s the Nesting Season!

I sometimes envy the creatures that I see around me. They live such a simple and easy life! No studies, no targets, no deadlines; overall, no worries! I would give anything to exchange a few days with these unsophisticated animals. Read more

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Glimpses of the Wild…  
March 6th, 2013 by Shanmugakumar K

Glimpses of the Wild…

Learning more about wild life was always my dream. Initially, I focussed mainly on wet land birds. As I was searching for a job in wildlife, I got a chance to work in the Nagarhole National Park, which I previously knew only through books on the same. Read more

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A Winter Safari  
January 7th, 2013 by Narendran M.M

A Winter Safari

The winter has brought an element of uncertainty when it comes to the boat safaris, especially in the mornings. Read more

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A Special Guest  
November 14th, 2012 by Arjun

A Special Guest

It’s winter time – a season of plenty. The mornings are misty and the night sky, stunning. During these hours of darkness, I heard a low hoot and a screeching call. Read more

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A Paradise Called Kabini  
April 26th, 2012 by Arjun M. Bharadwaj

A Paradise Called Kabini

I have always compared Kabini to a paradise. Each day unraveled something new here; change is the constant. Read more

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Avian Guests from Scotland!  
February 9th, 2012 by N.S. Pritham

Avian Guests from Scotland!

Kabini – heaven as far as birdwatchers go; a single boat ride on its backwaters can help sight more than 60 species of birds. And the winter is the best time for sighting them. Read more

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