This blog is for aboriginal breed enthusiasts. It is part of the INDog Project www.indog.co.in. Only INDogs (Indian Pariah) and INDog-mix mongrels are featured here. The two are NOT the same, do please read the text on the right to understand the difference. Our aim: to create awareness about the primitive natural breed called the Indian Pariah Dog/INDog. I sometimes feature other landrace breeds too.
Monday, June 20, 2011
Some pictures of Bandu and me, taken by my friend Aarti on June 1 in Moharli, Tadoba.
Perhaps you've read about Bandu in these earlier posts - Bandu, my forest friend and
Is Bandu less interesting than a tiger?
On this trip I didn't get a booking at the MTDC lodge and had to stay at another resort. But I made it a point to go to MTDC to visit my brindled friend.
It was really hot, and Bandu and his pack-mates were clearly very uncomfortable. After greeting me and letting me pat him, he and his friends went and lay down in a flower bed. The plants had been watered and the mud was cool and wet.
Oh, and I also saw two tigers, a bear, a muntjac, a brown fish owl and a dhole family on this extremely short trip, and you can see all those pictures in my other blog if you like - but a visit to Tadoba is not complete without meeting Bandu, the "little tiger" as my driver called him!
Photo: Aarti Phatarphekar
Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve