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Equipment & Techniques => Landscape & Nature Photography => Topic started by: Rajan Parrikar on July 31, 2013, 08:51:27 PM

Title: Gaur
Post by: Rajan Parrikar on July 31, 2013, 08:51:27 PM
The endangered Indian bison, taken yesterday in northwest Goa.  The Gaur is the largest bovine on the planet, larger than the African Cape Buffalo.

Gaur (http://www.parrikar.com/blog/2013/08/01/gaur/)

(http://www.parrikar.org/images/LL/Gaur-Indian-Bison.jpg)

Title: Re: Gaur
Post by: francois on August 01, 2013, 05:25:35 AM
Even without a way to judge its size, it looks massive! Are they living in a protected area or just in the wild?

Well done.
Title: Re: Gaur
Post by: Rajan Parrikar on August 01, 2013, 05:43:00 AM
Even without a way to judge its size, it looks massive! Are they living in a protected area or just in the wild?

Well done.

Francois,

This is a wilderness area, part of the Western Sahyadri range which is one of the world's great biodiversity hotspots.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_Ghats


Title: Re: Gaur
Post by: francois on August 01, 2013, 06:37:45 AM
Rajan,
Rhanks for interesting info and link.