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Copyright: mayuresh joshi (mayuresh) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 178 W: 0 N: 191] (920)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-04-26
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Canon 400 D, Canon 100 - 400 L USM IS
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/160 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Jim Corbett, Tigers & the National Park [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2008-08-19 2:24
Viewed: 5166
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I have taken this shot in kanha national park at dusk.
here is brief about kanha jungle.

An Introduction to Kanha National Park

Kanha National Park, which is one of the most well known tiger reserves worldwide, is located among the Banjar and Halon valleys in the Mandla / Balaghat districts of the state of Madhya Pradesh. It's creation took place among, and after, a lot of turbulence and storm within concerned circles regarding rampant killing of wildlife in the area at the time. The central Kanha valley was declared a sanctuary way back in 1933 but got it's status as a National Park in 1955. It covers a large area of 1,945 square kilometers, out of which 940 square kilometers form the main park. The altitude of the park ranges from 450 meters to 900 meters above sea level. The temperature, depending on the season, ranges from 0 degrees in the winters to 48 degrees in the summers. The park remains open from the 01st of November to the 30th of June. Sometimes, as with most parks of the country, it can be closed earlier if the monsoon season arrives sooner than expected. The park has a heavy monsoon season with an average annual rainfall of 1600mm. The basic infrastructure at the park is well developed and visits can "mostly" be expected to pass without any problems.

Kanha is also famous for it's animal conservation efforts made in collaboration and cooperation with the local resident communities. One of the famous success stories of the park is the survival of the Barasingha population in the park, which went down to as low as 66 animals in 1970 from the earlier 3000 and which through huge efforts have now revived to a respectable number of around 1000. Kanha boasts of many such success stories of which this is only an example.

The nearest town to the park is Mandla (65km)
The nearest railway station to the park is located at Jabalpur(160km)
The nearest airport to the park is located at Nagpur (226km)

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Brilliant shot, Mayuresh.
I like the curve in the trunk of the tree; it adds great appeal to the half visible Tiger.
You have done a great job of this portrait.
Thanks and take care.

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  • zulfu Gold Star Critiquer [C: 685 W: 0 N: 2] (43)
  • [2008-08-19 10:17]

Hello Mayuresh, a superb pic of a tiger. TFS.

Hi Friend Mayuresh,
Nice to see you again! An excellent composition of a Tigris with wonderful POV! I love the facial expression of the Tigris as well.
Many thanks for sharing this my friend!
Greetings from TRNC,

Ciao Mayuresh,
Nice to see you again. A superb shot, an excellent composition, good sharpness, very beautiful colours.
TFS. Maurizio

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  • gannu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 988 W: 4 N: 3277] (14761)
  • [2008-08-20 20:58]

Hello Mayuresh. Good composition and nice presentation. But since you are using 100-400 lens I would have gone for more closeup. But before saying that I dont know the distance that you covered to take this shot. Just an opinion. The natural sorroundings actually making is so lively and there is a slight noise in the picture. Good view. Ganesh

Hi Mayuresh,
A nice capture of this beautiful RBT. Very well composed with sharp details. Thanks a lot for sharing.

I feel sad that you say no points in your intro now.The point-system is a part of this family, and it helps learning by motivation...
A lovely shot of an animal I love, creation at it's best!

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