w w w . i n d i a w i l d s . c o m
home
about Sabyasachi Patra
diary
forums
image gallery
contact IndiaWilds
Home
About
Diary
Forums
Gallery
ContactUs
Results 1 to 5 of 5

Thread: Young Tusker at Mudumalai

  1. #1
    Join Date
    11-05-09
    Location
    Kuala Lumpur
    Posts
    1,597

    Default Young Tusker at Mudumalai

    We were pretty close to a tiger kill and were returning after waiting to catch a glimpse of the tiger (which we did not) when we came across this young tusker. Not bothered by the stench of the kill it was moving about in the area. We stopped for a few seconds and continued moving ahead. The tusks were quite impressive considering the size of the elephant and would grow well over a period of time. It was surprising that one half of the elephant was wet considering the fact that there was no water hole nearby.

    Nikon D7k, f/4.5,SS 1/200, ISO 2000,82mm
    Attached Images Attached Images  

  2. #2
    Join Date
    24-11-08
    Location
    Bangalore
    Posts
    14,995

    Default

    Looks like a adolescent. Agree it has got nice long pointed tusks. It seems there might be some water hole in the interior parts of the jungle. Liked the display of habitat. Thanks for sharing.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    18-09-09
    Location
    Trivandrum
    Posts
    1,100

    Default

    Nice habitat shot if the elephant.It seems to be on deep thought about something that had happened earlier in its foraging thru the jungle!

    Regards

  4. #4
    Join Date
    27-05-11
    Location
    Salt Lake, Kolkata
    Posts
    4,174

    Default

    Nice image of the youth. Solid divergent barrel type tusks under development. Immersed in thought ... !
    Thanks for sharing.
    SaktiWild

  5. #5
    Join Date
    24-11-08
    Location
    New Delhi
    Posts
    15,316

    Default

    Hopefully one day it will grow to adulthood to become a giant with massive tusks. Looks like you were shooting in low light. A +1/3 exposure compensation would have been even better. Thanks for sharing.

    Cheers,
    Sabyasachi

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •