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Rajan Parrikar

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« 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.



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« Reply #1 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.
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« Reply #2 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


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« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2013, 06:37:45 AM »

Rajan,
Rhanks for interesting info and link.
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