Bobcat or lynx

January 10, 2018 mammal 0

A slinking bobcat in the snow is the picture one gets when watching Planet Earth. The visuals are beautiful and show that these animals are superb survivors in their various habitats. If you look at the lovely map below, that is literally half the globe. The servals are not closely […]

Bengal Tiger

50 tiger reserves of India on one map

June 12, 2017 mammal 0

There are quite a few reserves in India where one see Tigers. These fifty reserves that have been created as part of Project Tiger are listed on this map with suggestions for travellers. There is also information here that a traveller will need, for example places to stay and best time […]


Five Beautiful Big Cats

February 13, 2017 mammal 0

  The Bengal Tiger has a territory of 70 miles or more and lives off deer and wild boar. Populations have shrunk to 2500 individuals across very fragmented populations in the Indian Subcontinents. The Lions of Masai Mara look like they are thriving but such local populations which come under […]

10 Extinct Cats in the last century.

February 10, 2017 mammal 1

Asiatic Cheetah (Extinct 2015)   This was never a very populous cat species. Said to have almost gone extinct about 10,000 years ago, and jumped back to a stable population; it suffered local extinction in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan by the 1970’s due to hunting and destruction of habitat. Mughal […]