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Tiger Predation

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A camera trap catches a tiger making off with its prey. Photograph by Ullas Karanth/WCS.


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Before entering we saw a huge male leopard moving on the ridges near the gate. This time he was in my range but light was low and got a record shot. Then we headed to enter the gate. On the way to entry gate, we realised a rotten kill but we did not wait and check. After the formality we were about to enter but Shiva said that why other three gypsies are not coming, who were during the leopard sighting. We were contemplating whether to go back and check but finally decided to go back and check. 

To our utter surprise, something around 15 gypsies were there and watching T-24 on a sambhar deer kill. Basically, the leopard we saw had lost that kill to T-24. Lost means T-24 has snatch. This guy (T-24) was sitting just next to the main road but we missed. Sometimes i fell whatever has been written in “Bhagavad Gita” is absolutely correct “ jo hota hai accha ke liye.........”. If we would have seen T-24 on the kill, we could have missed the whole episode. He was in a small cluttered area which was too clumsy also.

With slightly presence of mind, we decided to park the gypsy around the small water body. It is natural that tiger will come to drink water after eating the kill. Our prediction came exactly right. For the first time we spend couple of hours with T-24 and for the first time we got some excellent photography opportunity without entering the par. Entire safari we spent outside the park. 

 




[font]The dejected leopard after losing his kill to T-24.[/font]

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Morning Breakfast - A Sambhar

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A Tigress hunt Sambar deer, Ranthambore national park in india.




A Tigress from bandhavgarh tiger reserve in central india killing a sambar deer.



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Tiger carrying a chital calf kill

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T-28 Male Tiger carrying a Sambar kill


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Two tigers dragging a Sambar


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Cool image of the Tiger killing the bear.
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Here is a Monster Kaziranga male Tiger feasting on a Rhino killed by Poachers

Just look at the size of this beast, huge head and his forearms are as thick as rhinos forearms



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(04-20-2014, 05:52 PM)'Apollo' Wrote: Huge Gaur Bull Killed by a Dominant Male Tiger from Kanha Tiger Reserve


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The dominant male had killed the Gaur bull and after he had his fill, the Indri tigress along with her four cubs had a feast.

http://www.indianaturewatch.net/displayi...?id=210108


 

 


Here is another pic of a cub feeding on the same gaur kill alone


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Frequent visitors to Tadoba often return with stories of how the Telia tigers charge at sloth bears. Seen here, is one of the tigresses stalking a full-grown sloth bear near Vasant Bandhara on Kosekanal road in the Moharli range. In Rane’s words: “As soon as the tigress charged, the sloth bear stood on its hind legs and growled back. The tigress didn’t expect that at all and retreated toward our jeeps.”

The forests of Tadoba are known for their one of kind animal sightings. Plan a trip to the beautiful forests before the monsoon begins and the animals disappear into the dense undergrowth!




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Spectacular Sighting. TFS
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Kaziranga tiger feeding on a Buffalo kill.
Look at the size of the tiger's head.




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Those Kaziranga monsters are just massive. Their heads have definitely evolved to adapt to the massive prey they hunt.
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(05-30-2014, 12:21 AM)'Pckts' Wrote: Those Kaziranga monsters are just massive. Their heads have definitely evolved to adapt to the massive prey they hunt.

 


Exactly.
These kaziranga tigers are of different class.
IMO these tigers would have the biggest skulls of all extant felids. Those heads are massive.

Remember in the video its a water Buffalo not a regular cape buffalo (water buffaloes are much bigger) and the buffalo is a full grown adult (you can say this by looking at the horns).

Also in the below picture of kaziranga tiger with adult rhino carcass, again you can see a massive tiger with a massive head.


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