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   Sep 23

A New horizon in tiger Conservation

Congratulations Ramnagar forest division for being awarded CATS (Conservation Assured tiger standard) by GTF (Global Tiger forum)!! A well recognised fact that the conservation efforts in Ramnagar Forest Division have finally paid off with the increasing tiger numbers, possibly more tigers here than some of the best managed tiger reserves, but the role of wildlife […]

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   Nov 07

Diversity in Jhirna & Dhela, Corbett

Would you imagine your luck while appreciating the diversity & variety of wilderness in just two safaris in Jhirna & Dhela tourism zones in a span of 03 months, the dhela safari in the mid of June while Jhirna safari in october, 2017! I have proposed full day safari in the two zones right from […]

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   Mar 10

My last safari to Dhikala, 13th to 14th February’ 17

Mr. Pravine Chester has been here at The Ranger’s Lodge twice earlier and the third time, along with Mr. Madhu, a professional photographer, we made it a point to go to Dhikala for 02 nights although I could join them only for one night. Otters, Steppe eagle as well as Pallas’s fishing eagle, tawny fish […]

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   Jul 30

Trip to Assam: Rhinos Raining

I have served in Asaam and possibly those were my golden days in wilderness. Pobitara had the highest density of one horned rhinoceros way back in 1988-89, as there were 64 of them in just 16sqkm of reserved forests. Now there are ore than 100 but the area of the sanctuary has also been increased […]

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   Mar 16

Tourism & Tigers: a WIN WIN situation for all

Seizure of 05 tiger skins coupled with untimely strike by the field staff of the forest dept. has forced people like us to check the permits and let the visitors in, as we do not want tourism to suffer at any cost and the state to suffer its reputation. The district administration and the top […]

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   Mar 16

Corbett loosing its Glory!

Unfortunately, Corbett has recently suffered from large scale poaching, as I can vouch about 10-15 tigers lost from the total of 215 besides the untimely strike by the field staff over petty demands, which the striking staff themselves believe that they may not be met. Who is suffering or has suffered – tigers & the […]

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   Jan 04

A happy end of 2015

The year 2015 has been a great time for me not only in terms of sharpening my jungle craft & knowledge gained, as I accompanied my guests on more safaris than the previous year, but also gave a reason to smile, as the tiger numbers in Corbett landscape has shown a positive increase against all […]

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   Dec 25

Tigers for the guests at The Ranger’s Lodge

It is one of the luckiest days for the guests at The Ranger’s Lodge since there were tiger sightings in both the sessions, AM & PM, of safaris in Jhirna & bijrani respectively. My mentor from WII, D’Dun, BC Chaudhary is here along with his wife besides a young couple from Mumbai. The morning jhirna safari with […]

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   Nov 10

valuable information on the tiger habitats on the World Science Day i.e 10th November

All of us possibly know the fact that tiger is the guardian of humanity since they  protect the forests and let the process of natural selection flow through all the strata of forest food chain. Being the top predator in their habitats, as secondary consumers they govern the population of primary consumers or herbivores who […]

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   Mar 13



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