To the land of MOWGLI

Pench National  Park is located in M.P. It is located on the southern boundary of Madhya Pradesh, bordering Maharashtra, in the districts of Seoni and Chhindwara.Pench National Park, comprising 758 km2, out of which a core area of 299 km2 of Indira Priyadarshini Pench National Park and the Mowgli Pench Sanctuary and remaining 464 km2 of pench national park is the buffer area.Pench Tiger Reserve and its neighbourhood is the original setting of Rudyard Kipling’s most famous work, The Jungle Book.

Waiting for the safari to begin

The Nilgai .

The nilgai (Boselaphus tragocamelus), sometimes called nilgau, is an antelope, and is one of the most commonly seen wild animals of central and northern India and eastern Pakistan; it is also present in parts of southern Nepal. The species has become extinct in Bangladesh. The mature males appear ox-like and are also known as blue bulls. The nilgai is the biggest Asian antelope.

Let’s take a bath

Indian Gaur

The gaur (Bos gaurus), also called Indian bison, is a large bovine native to South Asia and Southeast Asia.It is the heaviest and most powerful wild cattle. The species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List since 1986 as the population decline in parts of the species’ range is likely to be well over 70% over the last three generations. Population trends are stable in well-protected areas, and are rebuilding in a few areas which had been neglected.

The path unknown


Deer (singular and plural) are the ruminant mammals forming the family Cervidae. Species in the Cervidae family include white-tailed deer, mule deer such as black-tailed deer, elk, moose, red deer, reindeer (caribou), fallow deer, roe deer and chital. Male deer of all species (except the Chinese water deer) and also female reindeer grow and shed new antlers each year.

The reflection

The Sambar

The Sambar (Rusa unicolor) is a large deer native to southern and southeast Asia. Although it primarily refers to R. unicolor, the name “Sambar” is also sometimes used to refer to the Philippine Deer (called the Philippine Sambar) and the Rusa Deer (called the Sunda Sambar). The name is also spelled sambur, or sambhur.

From the open hood Zeep

The elephants

They are not native of that place .They are also used for safari.These are Indian elephants .That baby elephant actually ran after the zeep.

Waiting for the tiger

Everybody was waiting to see the tiger that sleeping somewhere in those bushes.

The lonely tree in the grassland


About Arpan

A photo enthusiast . Music Lover .


  1. Fantastic Work…”Indian Gaur” and “Let’s take a bath” are the ones which I liked the most….Great Work….Just one personal opinion…”Runnn” is looking great in BW…Somehow, I feel the color version would have also looked impressive…

  2. Donna Van Oss

    These photos ,while profiling the native wildlife also hinted at a desolation that draws one in….Solace….Peace and contemplation…..Simple….Subtle ….Straightforward……Well done Arpan:)

  3. Reblogged this on The Unspoken Colors and commented:

    Well feeling too Lazy so taken from one of the other blogs

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