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Summer Blues…  
February 25th, 2013 by Narendran M.M

Summer Blues…

The scene at the Nagarhole National Park is dismal. The vegetation is parched and the region, arid. As a consequence, there’s scanty food for the animals to fill their bellies with. Read more

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Giants at the Centre Stage  
January 30th, 2013 by Venkatesh Kolappa

Giants at the Centre Stage

I was fortunate to be the Naturalist guiding this evening boat safari. Read more

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A Glimpse of the Beast…  
January 10th, 2013 by Arjun M

A Glimpse of the Beast…

Every time I go on a safari, I hope to see a Tiger, and so does everybody else. They are so fascinating, majestic, and elusive. Read more

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The Lords of the Banks…  
December 28th, 2012 by Venkatesh Kolappa

The Lords of the Banks…

Almost all the resorts at Kabini are getting fully occupied for Christmas and New Year holidays, and so are the vehicle and boat safaris here. During an evening boat safari, I was guiding a handful of guests from different parts of the world. Read more

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Your Attention, Please!  
July 30th, 2012 by Kolappa Venkatesh

Your Attention, Please!

During a jeep safari one evening, as we slowly drove along, we glanced in all directions possible for animals. Read more

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An Exciting Finish!  
July 17th, 2012 by Narendran M.M

An Exciting Finish!

After the rains, the forests turned lush – a pleasing sight for the nature lover. As there is ample grass available, the animals have dispersed into the forests, making sighting them quite challenging indeed. Read more

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The Elephants’ Grip  
June 30th, 2012 by Arjun M. Bharadwaj

The Elephants’ Grip

It’s the end of June and Kabini has not received enough rain; the water levels are still low. I was on an evening boat safari and came across a herd of elephants. Read more

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Kabini: the Paradise Regained  
June 7th, 2012 by Kolappa Venkatesh

Kabini: the Paradise Regained

The Kabini waters continue to draw the attention of elephants. These are pictures taken during a boat safari. A herd of elephants was spotted on the muddy edges of an island, busy throwing mud on their large bodies. Read more

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The Giant and the Lilliputian  
May 18th, 2012 by Kolappa Venkatesh

The Giant and the Lilliputian

While the waters have receded, the forest’s ‘going green’ due to the summer showers. The elephants are back at the banks, and some have probably travelled long distances to get there. Read more

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The Guardians!  
April 12th, 2012 by Kolappa Venkatesh

The Guardians!

A Boat Safari is always a special occasion; at Kabini, it could be one of the most memorable experiences of one’s life. Read more

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