Denizens of Corbett: Glimpses of Wildlife at Corbett National Park

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Corbett Wildlife

To expose my readers to the thriving wildlife haven of Corbett national park, I’ve chosen to showcase a series of exceptional images that offer highly secretive glimpses into the lives led by the wild denizens of Corbett, which although wondrous aren’t without their share of debilitating hazards.

Some of the images are frankly quite dispiriting, and placed for the solely to struck a raw nerve and tug at the sentience of any nature lover or for that matter anyone with a conscience, remotely concerned about the plight of wild animals in our country. Painting nothing but a rosy picture of the place would amount to dereliction. After all the photo essay’s prime purpose is to show its viewers what lies hidden from the average wildlife enthusiast’s prying gaze , without omitting a single detail, no matter how deeply unsettling it may be.

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Photographing Brown Bears in Finland

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Bears in Finland

 

 

Bears are marvelous!

I cannot imagine not eating for a single day—my size should testify to that—and it has always amazed me how huge animals like bears hibernate during the winter, surviving solely on the reserves accumulated during warmer months. Yet, their strength and power can be compared to the big cats, who, by the way, eat throughout the year.

I have always wanted to watch bears in the wild, observe their activities and behaviour, and of course, photograph them. When informed that I could do all this quite close to where I live, I decided to go right ahead and take that four-hour flight to Finland.

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