A cornucopia of wildlife
As the public battle to save the lush tropical lowland forests of upper Assam's Dehing Patkai Elephant Reserve from coal mining operations rages on, we invite you to take a glimpse at the biodiversity that is at stake. Wildlife biologist Dr. Kashmira Kakati has spent well over a decade exploring the forests of Jeypore-Dehing and shares a selection of camera trap images with Sanctuary readers.
This beautiful red canid is the dhole or wild dog. Since the 20th century, this endangered species' geographical range has contracted by more than 80 per cent.