Wild India

By Krithi K. Karanth and Arjun Srivathsa With close to 50 species of wild carnivores, India is a haven for elusive families of cats, dogs, hyaenas, bears, otters, civets and mongooses. The Wildlife Conservation Society-India Program has been camera-trapping critters in India for more than 20 years. This program originally started with pioneering camera trap…

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Everyone has a place that draws them back over and over again. Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary is that place for me. I came here in 2002 for my master’s research project to assess impacts of villages on the park and voluntary resettlement of people. I have since worked in several wild  places across India but I…

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One of the biggest joys in field work is chancing upon interesting sights, people, and places in the middle of nowhere. The Eastern Ghats are full of such places. The Eastern Ghats are a discontinuous mountain range along eastern coast of India. These drier Ghats are often neglected by naturalists, scientists, and conservationists in favor…

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