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Tea mist
Dawn at Wadi Rum II
Osprey posing
05-BLUE TAILED BEE EATER
The Last Sun
A heat lightning storm.
Halong Bay from a seaplane
portrait of a folk artist in a paddy field
Morning Frost in Happy Valley
Dawn at Wadi Rum
Wadi Rum Desert
THE CROOK
Faith's Last Mile
Dear in the woods
Curious Raccoon
Sunset at Half Dome
Setset Hockley Tx
boys searching for fish in a muddy pond
Abstract Portrait
Sunrise from the Tetons
Dip in the smoke
Three Tortoises
Anchoring The Stars
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
THE CROOK

I came across this rare incident during Gomati Bird Count 2014, an initiative to explore avian fauna in and near Gomati River within Lakhimpur Kheri territory. There were total seven teams which were divided in seven regions which covered around 45 kms. distance, each team accompanied by a keen bird watcher. After 6 hours track alongside the river my team was about to complete the task, as we crossed the river & started heading towards our vehicles, we saw that a stray dog has snatched an infant of Rhesus Macaque. For few seconds whole troop of monkey started shouting and attempted to get back the infant but within no time they realized that now game is over but the mother of the baby chased the dog too away and saw last breaths of her baby.

TAGS: India, Nature, Wildlife

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Lakhimpur Kheri, India
Member since 2014
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© Satpal Singh.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2014
Total Views: 37
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Dec. 1, 2015, 2:13 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D7100
Focal Length: 180mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1600
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: ISO400
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PHOTO LOCATION Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh, India