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February 8, 2018

Ever since I can remember, I've been drawn to the forests surrounding my home in Bangalore. Looking back, I think the grandeur of this escape from a confused childhood came from the tales my grandfather, who was a doctor, reeled off of the forests and his friends' skir...

February 5, 2018

Ever since I can remember I have been fascinated with old shikar stories of yore especially ones from India. When people think of shikar in India usually one thinks of Jim Corbett. In my case when I first walked into the library down the road from me at age 12 and aske...

February 2, 2018

Jungles have always fascinated me from my childhood when my grandfather was DFO at Ooty in 50s. I saw my first tiger as a five year old on the road to the upper Kargudi guest house. Then my father presented me the book Maneaters of Kumaon by Jim Corbett. I got hooked t...

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