Tigers Battle in Pictures
• The Battle of tigers in photographs
Ranthambore National Park - one of the largest national parks in north-eastern India. He is primarily known for its tigers and is considered the best place in India where you can see these majestic animals in their natural habitat. The photographer managed to take a tough battle and adult male tiger, which invaded its territory.
area of the park is 392 km ². Located in the southeast of the state of Rajasthan, in the district of Sawai Madhopur, about 180 km from the city of Jaipur. Ranthambore was established in 1955 by the Government of India and is one of Reserves Project in 1973. "Tiger".
The tiger is one of the largest terrestrial predators, giving weight only white and brown bear. (Photo Khemchand Joshi):
It hurts, I guess. Tigers are the longest canines in cats. (Photo Khemchand Joshi):
The female tigers generally smaller than males, but there is strength and size were equal. (Photo Khemchand Joshi):
Left - an angry tigress. Right - squirt, which came to its territory. (Photo Khemchand Joshi):
Bengal Tigers in the north of India and Nepal are larger than the tigers of the south of the Indian subcontinent, where males weigh on average 235 kg. (Photo Khemchand Joshi):
In 1972, a large-scale conservation project was launched in India, known as "Project Tiger", which aims to preserve the animal on the Indian territory. Thanks to the activities, embodied in the framework of the project, the number of tigers has increased from 1,200 in the 70 years up to 3000 in the 90; this project has been recognized as one of the most successful programs for nature protection in the world. (Photo Khemchand Joshi):
The Ranthambore Park lived and Machli, known as the Queen of the national park. It is the most famous tiger in the world. The legendary tiger, fearless warrior, known for its amazing feats. Machli name translates as "Fish" because of the characteristic pattern on the face, which got it from her mother. She was also known as the killer crocodiles, reptile beating a length of 3 meters.
Today, about 60% of tigers living in the Ranthambore national park, are the descendants of Machli. And live much longer than most of the tigers in the wild - almost 20 years instead of 10-15. About her rented movies, she died in 2016, wrote about several leading publications. (Photo Khemchand Joshi):
The Battle of tigers in Ranthambore National Park, 2018. (Photo Khemchand Joshi):