Royal Chitwan National Park
Royal Chitwan National Park is in the Terai region of Nepal and used to be the private hunting grounds of the Nepalese royalty. Today it has the largest concentration of rhinos in Asia.
We went through the park on elephant back - and there were about 11 other elephants in our herd. Therefore picture taking was difficult, as our mahout kept jockeying for position and a good shot of the animals (who were justifiably feeling harassed and wouldn't stand still) was rarely if ever present for more than a 10th of a second.
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Interesting spider web
The spider is hiding behind the X
Our transport for the day)
The eye of wisdom
Our steed approaches
Crossing the river
Pausing for a drink
Sorry that there are no clear photos - the picture taking was hampered by the 11 other elephants
We actually saw two (but again - the picture taking was hampered by the mobs of elephants)- the other had 2 sets (that's 4) of antlers - at about 4 points each - does that make it a 16 point buck?
Note the elephant's penis draping in the water - this is to cool the animal
(It looks like the right leg on the leftmost elephant)
-In the howdah atop our mighty hathi!