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  • Writer's pictureDevika Shastri

Fun Facts

Updated: Jul 29, 2021

The Royal Bengal Tiger-

  • Tigers like hiding in the lantana bush as its growth is quite thick and provides good camouflage to ambush its prey. Tigers hide its kill or safely leave their cubs under these bushes too.

  • Jim Corbett once mentioned that most of the tigers that were shot by him, were found hiding in the Lantana bush.

  • Tigers are known to hunt in the opposite direction from which the wind is blowing. For example, if the tiger hunts downwind, then the deer; sambar will catch the scent of the tiger.

  • The sambar deer are totally dependent on their olfactory senses.

  • Ruddy Shell Ducks; Brahmani Ducks

These ducks are monogamous birds, they are always sighted in pairs through their lives together. The one in front is a male, whereas the one behind is a female.

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