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Elephants Save the Day!  
July 30th, 2013 by Pranad

Elephants Save the Day!

The evening looked promising as I started the boat safari along with a fairly large group of 12 guests. The rains had stopped, and the sun was shining through the little gaps in the continuous cloud cover. Read more

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An Unexpected Sighting!  
July 13th, 2013 by Narendran M.M

An Unexpected Sighting!

This was my first safari by boat following the monsoons. The Kabini Lake has filled up very fast this year compared to the previous years. I had a group of enthusiastic guests accompanying me, who wanted to enjoy nature at its best. Read more

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Fragile, Yet Deadly  
June 11th, 2012 by Narendran M.M

Fragile, Yet Deadly

Since ancient times, snakes have been a source of fear for humans. Reptiles are attracted to agricultural areas, where they find their food – such as rodents. They are often sighted during hot weather, being on the lookout for cool spots. Read more

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Emperor of the Waters!  
April 19th, 2012 by N. S. Pritham

Emperor of the Waters!

The Kabini River snakes through two of the best-known national parks of India: the Bandipur National Park and Nagarhole National Park. The building of the dam converted this meandering river into a large reservoir. Read more

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Croc on an Isle…  
March 28th, 2012 by Anikethan

Croc on an Isle…

The summer announces its arrival ‘bright’ and clear on the sunny banks of the Kabini. The river gradually, but steadily recedes, and thanks to the dam’s gates, the water’s released regularly. Read more

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The Kabini Wildlife Fest!  
January 31st, 2012 by N. S. Pritham

The Kabini Wildlife Fest!

The view of the Nagarhole and Bandipur national parks can take your breath away; the forest is a spectacle during the ides of winter. As the vegetation gradually changes hue from brown to green, the elephants begin congregating on the banks of the Kabini. Read more

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The Mighty Hunter ‘Show’  
December 26th, 2011 by N. S. Pritham

The Mighty Hunter ‘Show’

“Our National Park is full of surprises.” The Naturalists at Kabini would certainly agree to this statement.

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The Island Revealed!  
November 28th, 2011 by Kolappa Venkatesh

The Island Revealed!

I was on a Boat Safari one beautiful winter evening. I was fortunate that I could guide guests being a Naturalist. Read more

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Kabini’s Mystic Aura  
August 31st, 2011 by Arjun M. Bharadwaj

Kabini’s Mystic Aura

Boat safaris on the backwaters of the Kabini are an eternal fascination; you get to enjoy the scenic landscape of two different national parks, Nagarhole and Bandipur.

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Surprise Visitors  
March 16th, 2011 by Narendran M.M

Surprise Visitors

Hot summer days have arrived in Kabini. During this time, animals are always on the move, looking out for shelter from the scorching sun. A number of members of the animal family, like snakes for instance, emerge in the night when weather is cooler, searching for prey. Read more

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