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Summer time in the backwaters of Kabini - The amazing KAAV


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#1 madaboutcheetah

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Posted 11 April 2017 - 03:16 PM

Dear all,

 

Just back from two nights at KAAV in Kabini - what an amazing two nights it was ...... An absolute gem here in Southern India with hospitality and service at it's best without the stuffy atmosphere.  Big Thank You to PK and his team for their total professionalism and hospitality, along with Vikas our Naturalist/guide ........ 

 

Here's a teaser from Sunday afternoon - a curious Young male Tiger in gorgeous light ....... 

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Posted 12 April 2017 - 12:32 AM

@madaboutcheetah you returned to Kabini! it's fast becoming your fav haunt there. and what a gorgeous healthy looking male. 


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Posted 12 April 2017 - 02:46 AM

Thanks @Kitsafari - it's an easy 4 hour drive from home ....... Tigers and Leopards right at my door step!  

 

It's an easy flight to here from Singapore.  Please come visit!!!!


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Posted 12 April 2017 - 03:17 AM

@madaboutcheetah definitely! 


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Posted 13 April 2017 - 02:27 PM

Here's the first batch of photos .......... 

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Posted 13 April 2017 - 02:54 PM

Amazing!!!!!! I am absolutely amazed by your sightings! Congrats!!


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Posted 13 April 2017 - 02:57 PM

Thanks a lot @jeremie


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Posted 21 April 2017 - 01:44 PM

Today's instalment - More from the SuperStar - The Young BackWater Female

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 02:12 PM

The Sub-Adult male of the Tiger Tank Female ...... Everyone is super excited about him; there hasn't been a photogenic male in the park since the death of Euco to a territorial fight a couple of years ago ......... all Male Tigers are super shy and won't hang around for photos....... This one is a poser!!!! Hopefully, he will be able to stay in the tourism zone and hold that pose!

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 02:31 PM

That big boy!!! The temple Male Leopard ........  Well - he's super chilled out and asleep on his tree - but, got curious when he heard the tractor at work with road repairs and possibly the humans on foot (i'm assuming so, as from where we were, we could hear them.  They will have had no clue about this, though ..... not their fault)

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 02:39 PM

Nice pictures Hari, i specially like the ones of the tiger playing in the water,it looks like she wanted to play with her reflection?

 

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 02:42 PM

Thanks, Paco - you will have to come visit!!!! 


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Posted 21 April 2017 - 02:48 PM

Thanks, Paco - you will have to come visit!!!! 

Well Hari,that would be nice for sure,India has always been in my bucket list !! 


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