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India Rishi Offline
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( This post was last modified: 05-02-2018, 05:13 PM by Rishi )

For a while now i have been intending to create this one, a thread dedicated to sharing knowledge on wilderness landscapes , habitats & ecosystems.

By definition however, "Wildscape" means:
Habitat restoration and conservation for rural and urban areas. It enables you to contribute to wildlife conservation by developing wildlife habitats where they live, work and play.
"Everything not saved will be lost."

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( This post was last modified: 12-14-2017, 12:18 PM by Rishi )

The Ranthambore-Kailadevi landscape has vegetation that varies from deciduous-forest, to thorn-forest, to dry scrub & grassland. 

The greenery also varies from region to region.
Zone-6 has vast rolling grasslands due to its soil...

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...while Zone-2 you will have to negotiate dense forests and narrow gullies, under the watchful eyes of the Ranthambhore Fort. 

Most of the hills are old igneous rocks & are plateaued at the top.

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Down below, on the hill sides & valleys from where monsoon waters pass & recieved less of the scorching sun, there are dense forests.

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The lakes are fertile old marshy areas where once wheat was farmed. After relocation is the villages they went back to their former wild glory.

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To the Northwest lies the Kailadevi Sanctuary, but between them cuts though the Banas river, with few villages & farmlands herbivores raid often.

Banas forms a steep ravine at one place that tigers tiger use to pass through.

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Most posts of Kailadevi are scrubs. Those are wolf & hyena country...

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A village in Kailadevi.

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"Everything not saved will be lost."

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Nice initiative @Rishi, but i would ask you, landscapes and habitat that related to animals (like big cats, bears, wolves, etc.) or in general?
"Man still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin." C. Darwin
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(12-14-2017, 12:07 PM)Rishi Wrote: The Ranthambore-Kailadevi landscape has vegetation that varies from deciduous-forest, to thorn-forest, to dry scrub & grassland. 

The greenery also varies from region to region.
Zone-6 has vast rolling grasslands due to its soil...

*This image is copyright of its original author

...while Zone-2 you will have to negotiate dense forests and narrow gullies, under the watchful eyes of the Ranthambhore Fort. 

Most of the hills are old igneous rocks & are plateaued at the top.

*This image is copyright of its original author

Down below, on the hill sides & valleys from where monsoon waters pass & recieved less of the scorching sun, there are dense forests.

*This image is copyright of its original author


*This image is copyright of its original author


The lakes are fertile old marshy areas where once wheat was farmed. After relocation is the villages they went back to their former wild glory.

*This image is copyright of its original author


To the Northwest lies the Kailadevi Sanctuary, but between them cuts though the Banas river, with few villages & farmlands herbivores raid often.

Banas forms a steep ravine at one place that tigers tiger use to pass through.

*This image is copyright of its original author


*This image is copyright of its original author


*This image is copyright of its original author


Most posts of Kailadevi are scrubs. Those are wolf & hyena country...

*This image is copyright of its original author


*This image is copyright of its original author


A village in Kailadevi.

*This image is copyright of its original author
Ranthambore is small park but rich of different habitats. Whatever is the habitat everything in Indian state of Rajastan (mean "Land of the Kings") is special and "royal", the colors are brither and diferent than elsewhere in India, green is very green, blue is very blue, red is very red. Despite in Ranthambore there is no any mega-fauna (the tiger itself is the largest mammal along with nilgai) this is probably the most majestic and beatifull tiger reserve in India simply because is situated in Rajastan... It combines wilderness with historicaly heroic atmosphere of the ancient Medieval fort where Hindu knights - the Rajputs succeeded to stop for many months countless armies of the Mughal empire.
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Italy Ngala Offline
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From Pench National Park, India,

Photo and information credits: Ajit Kulkarni
"Magic of Pench."

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"Man still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin." C. Darwin
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(01-13-2018, 10:43 PM)Ngala Wrote: Nice initiative @Rishi, but i would ask you, landscapes and habitat that related to animals (like big cats, bears, wolves, etc.) or in general?

Why not both...
"Everything not saved will be lost."

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Switzerland Spalea Offline
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I don't know neither what to think about nor at what topic to insert it, but that makes me wonder:

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Post #7, @Spalea

Someone have used some time, that picture is kind of art. Very nicely done, whoever did that :)
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