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Nightlife in Hong Kong
Misty Blue Ridge Mountains in the Fall
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a solitary gul flying through rugged montains over emerald lake
What lies beneath Coron
Traditional life
Combat Dance of two Male Snakes
LOOKING UP
Mirror Image
Cast a net
Yucatan. Natural and artificial.
man eater tiger from the sunderbans mangroves forest
Yucatan. Greens.
 Yucatan. Iguana.
URBAN COLOR
Yucatan. Humpbacked hare.
small clawed otters with mud crab kill playing in the mangroves mudflat
Yucatan. Parrot.
 Yucatan. Peacock.
The shot taken at KAZA, during the expedition to Mt. Kanamo in Spiti Region of Himachal Pradesh, INDIA, during August, 2018.
Yucatan.  Brown pelican.
Fairyland
A little pause
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man eater tiger from the sunderbans mangroves forest

One of the largest remaining areas of mangroves in the world, the Sunderbans is intersected by a complex network of tidal waterways, mudflats and small islands of salt-tolerant mangrove forests. Sunderbans supports an exceptional level of biodiversity in both the terrestrial and marine environments, including significant populations of the majestic Royal Bengal Tiger. Sunderbans tiger is different from any other tiger in India and in rest of the world because of its adaptability to the unique mangrove habitat. Its aberrations are actually its adaptation to a hostile land which renders it perpetually under stress. Tigers in Sunderbans eat fish and crabs, can swim very fast in the big rivers, drink salty water, & take their prey in broad daylight even human beings. Here this tiger is shaking off water from his body just after crossing a big river before he starts his prowl in the dangerous maze of the mangroves. Location: Sunderbans Biosphere, West Bengal State, India

TAGS: India, Mangrove, Tiger

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© Mainak Ray.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2017
Total Views: 26
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 16, 2018, 7:37 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS-1D X
Focal Length: 500mm
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO200
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PHOTO LOCATION gadkhali, west bengal, india, India