Ranthambhore is a dry, decidous, thorn forest that sits at the junction of the Aravalli and Vindhya hills, Rajasthan, India. Knows for its amazing and uplifting combination of heritage – natural and historical – which interminlges with its forests, Ranthambhore is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna. Within its nearly 1400-square kilometre area, Ranthambhore National Park and its critical tiger habitat provides for one of the finest areas for viewing wildlife in the world.
This book is a first-hand account of Ranthambhore and some of the tigers that inhabit it. Through her incredible photographs, Bina Kak narrates her experiences and encounters with one of the most magnificent creatures in the worod, in one of the most magical setting imaginable. She introduces the reader to some of the well-known tigers of Ranthambhore, each with unique characteristics and forms – from large territorial males like Bahadur who give a helping hand in bringing up their cubs, to the resident tigress Machli, who was possible the oldest living tiger in the wild world. This book is a tribute to the tiger families of Ranthambhore.