The mammals….my goodness, what a great variety of mammals we saw, given the fact that we went one day and came back the next!
One of the most beautiful sightings was that of the
BARKING DEER :
is a Barking Deer fawn....
or Spotted Deer, though common and plentiful, are yet so beautiful. Here's a magnificiently antlered stag:
and a...er...doe-eyed doe:
this one seems to want to hide in the Parthenium!
If there is any sweeter sight in Nature than a mother nursing her baby, I've yet to see it! This time, too, I was rewarded by the sight of many a mother-and-child.
Here they are, mother and child...mother nuzzling and nursing her baby...
are another deer species which we sighted in plenty. Their neck secretions can be clearly seen:
Here's a stag:
Another mother-and-child picture:
We saw quite a few of the
population, and here's one I "captured":
too, were plentiful, and here is a scene of them grazing along with the Chital:
this one's hiding her face as she hadn't put her makeup on!
MALABAR GIANT SQUIRREL
in the pouring rain, was still eating, the greedy thing!
In this video, you can hear the steady rain:
There were a lot of
the majestic (to me) kings and queens of the jungle.Here's a tusker:
Since the females are generally found in groups, here's one sight of a Ladies' Club:
The moral of this photo? If you want to maintain that figure…be a vegetarian!
…and emphatically, do NOT keep off th grass…or mud!