Posted by: Brad Beaman | May 20, 2015

Bhubaneshwar Elephant Sanctuary Photo Essay

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Located just outside of Bhubaneshwar Orissa is the Chandaka Dhampara Elephant Sanctuary

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There is elephant dung on the trail so maybe we will see wild elephants.

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Our Jungle-mobile.

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A dog is following us so our jungle-mobile driver shows off his million dollar arm.

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We saw Peacocks, Lungar Monkey, Sambar deer with huge antlers, owls, song birds and migratory birds.

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To the watchtower for the view.

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We went to look in the thick jungle for the Sambar deer. I thought we would not find it but I was happy to go deeper into the jungle.

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In 2007 there were 67 wild elephants and in 2013 there were 27. There will be another census of elephants at the end of May, 2015.

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We saw the signs of wild elephants but we only saw elephants in captivity.

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I hope to go back again.

 

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