Picture of the Month


tiger in bush

   In three trips to India, I had never seen a tiger.   With their population down nearly 97% since 1900,  and still vulnerable to poaching -- even within the crucial Project Tiger parks -- tigers are simply hard to find.

     In Kanha National Park, however, tigers are holding their own, and are seen relatively easily.  On our second day, an elephant took us crashing through thick, thorny bush to where this young tiger and its family were resting in the mid-day shade.  We only had a few moments in its company, and then withdrew.  This was only the first of what would eventually be more than 25 tiger sightings over the next 10 days.   One can never see too many tigers.


Camera :  Nikon D2X Digital, Natural Light


Life, Color, Drama, Reality .... No Digital Manipulation


Review a previous Picture of the Month:

Jaguar, 2/2006

South Georgia, 12/2005

New Generation, 11/2005

Childhood, 9/2005

Penguins, 8/2005

Sea Palms, 7/2005

Aster Flower, 6/2005

Siskiyou Mountains, 5/2005

Humpback Whales, 4/2005

Christo GATES , 3/2005

Eucalyptus Leaves, 2/2005

Alaskan Aurora, 1/2005

Nesting Turtle, 12/2004

Autumn Berries, 10/2004

Costa Rica, 3/2004

Aurora Borealis, 10/2003

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