Chetan Rangaraj

Nature & Wildlife Photography

On The Prowl
A male Bengal Tiger <i>(Panthera tigris)</i> on the prowl in the Bandipur National Park.
Sambar Drinking
A pair of Sambar <i>(Cervus unicolor)</i> drinking out of a waterhole at dawn.
Tug o' war
A pair of Dholes <i>(Cuon alpinus)</i> on a spotted deer rib-cage.
Alert Blackbucks
A group of alert blackbucks <i>(Antilope cervicapra)</i>.
Leopard's Kill - 1
A Leopard <i>(Panthera pardus)</i> taking down a Sambar <i>(Cervus unicolor)</i> doe.
Leopard's Kill - 2
A Leopard <i>(Panthera pardus)</i> taking down a Sambar <i>(Cervus unicolor)</i> doe.
Leopard's Kill - 3
A Leopard <i>(Panthera pardus)</i> attempting to drag away a fresh Sambar <i>(Cervus unicolor)</i> doe kill.
Leopard's Kill - 4
A Leopard <i>(Panthera pardus)</i> resting beside a fresh Sambar <i>(Cervus unicolor)</i> doe kill.
Otters
A group of nine Smooth-coated otters <i>(Lutrogale perspicillata)</i> on a sand bank.
Grizzled Giant Squirrel
A grizzled giant squirrel <i>(Ratufa macroura)</i> up a tree.
Leopard's Look
A male leopard <i>(Panthera pardus)</i> staring into the distance.
Juvenile Blackbuck
A juvenile male blackbuck <i>(Antilope cervicapra)</i> in early morning light.
Elephants Bathing
Mother and calf cooling off in a waterhole.
Spotted
A pair of Chital <i>(Axis axis)</i> watching a leopard <i>(Panthera pardus)</i> on the ground.
Malabar Giant Squirrel
A Malabar giant aquirrel <i>(Ratufa indica)</i> relaxing on a branch.
Food for thought
A langur <i>(Semnopithecus hypoleucos)</i> chewing on a leaf.
My territory
A male Bengal Tiger <i>(Panthera tigris)</i> marking his territory.
Portrait of a Tiger
Portrait of a male Bengal Tiger <i>(Panthera tigris)</i>.
The Look
A male Bengal Tiger <i>(Panthera tigris)</i> looking back at us after checking for territorial markings on a tree.
Tiger's Signpost
A male Bengal Tiger <i>(Panthera tigris)</i> checking for territorial markings on a tree.
An afternoon drink
A troop of langurs <i>(Semnopithecus hypoleucos)</i> drinking out of a waterhole.
Beetles for Breakfast
A Stripe-necked mongoose <i>(Herpestes vitticollis)</i> tearing into a beetle.
A great big yawn
A male asiatic leopard <i>(Panthera pardus)</i> yawning.
Peek-a-boo
A male asiatic leopard <i>(panthera pardus)</i> peeking out from under some leaves.