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Mahout . ( Eye of The Tiger).

By UrbaneMagick
on elephant safari in Chitwan National Park, the elephants from.another group on the elephant safari, were slightly ahead of us in thicker jungle. Suddenly, the elephants started trumpeting loudly, then we heard a low rumble, followed by an almighty roar that filled the whole jungle! Our mahout was wide eyed in terror and immediately jumped off.. This mahout as seen in the photo, just emerged from an area to our right and can be seen weighing up the situation... We proceeded no further.., it was the roar of a Bengal Tiger.

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nonur 11 18 13 Turkey
30 Nov 2014 9:33AM
Brilliant portrait work, Gareth. I love it!

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UrbaneMagick 7 172 1 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2014 9:50AM
Hey Nezih, ahhh thankyou so much for the award, that's a proper welcome back Smile
Maiwand 13 3 73 England
30 Nov 2014 9:52AM
Some fabulous shots you have posted of late. This one is a real cracker Gareth. Hope you enjoyed India.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
fazzer 10 54 7 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2014 11:45AM
Great bit of light there Gareth making for a really strong portrait......never heard a tiger in Chitwan but saw some black rhino , what a fantastic place Smile
UrbaneMagick 7 172 1 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2014 11:57AM
Got a black rhino photo Jeremy. Guide saud in twenty years he'd only seen a tiger four times!! We didn't see it, but the roar literally filled the jungle, very impressive, and set my heart racing.. Very primal!!
rontear Plus
16 21 8 England
30 Nov 2014 12:13PM
Calm in the face of adversity Gareth, we came across a Tiger in the long grass, it wasn't happy !!!!
Ron
Greyheron 17 282 7 England
30 Nov 2014 2:03PM
That look says a thousand words Gareth

Mike
A stunning image and interesting info. Smile
Carol
NDODS 9 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2014 3:13PM
An extremely well observed and captured portrait capturing this man at work peering into the undergrowth in search for the ever illusive Tiger.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
UrbaneMagick 7 172 1 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2014 3:35PM
Yikes, huge thankyou for the vote, comment and award Nathan!!
UrbaneMagick 7 172 1 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2014 5:01PM
Thankyou Armakk for your award!! Smile
netta1234 7 382 2 Wales
30 Nov 2014 7:10PM
This is a top of the class imageSmile
I've used my Award this morning ,so
please accept some starsSmile***********SmileSmileSmile
NettaSmile
UrbaneMagick 7 172 1 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2014 7:53PM
Bless you Next, stars greatfully received Smile
rayme330 7 17 1 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2014 8:12PM
Fabulous photography and a scary story, Gareth.

Ray
abeeror2 7 23 Australia
30 Nov 2014 8:25PM
A most beautiful, perfectly photographed portrait and a really enjoyable read!
Best Regards Kathryn
LynneJoyce Plus
11 22 100 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2014 9:03PM
What a wonderful portrait, most deserving of the awards (sorry, I have already given mine.) By his expression this guy obviously knows exactly what he is doing.
UrbaneMagick 7 172 1 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2014 9:12PM
Thankyou all for your votes and or comments. ray, huge thankyou for your award Smile
EXCELLENT PORTRAIT WONDERFUL CAPTURE GREAT WORK SmileSmileSmile
BRITCHIE
Chinga Plus
9 3 1 United Kingdom
1 Dec 2014 6:04AM
The composition is very strong... Superb image my friend! Grin
IB
tonyng 9 11 3 United Kingdom
1 Dec 2014 8:04PM
You are good at portraits. Well done.
UrbaneMagick 7 172 1 United Kingdom
1 Dec 2014 8:10PM
Thankyou Wink
avacreates 8 448 1 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2015 12:48AM
brilliant photo, love the narration

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