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Land of the Tiger

Land of the Tiger is a BBC nature documentary series presented by Valmik Thapar, exploring the natural history of the Indian subcontinent. The series consists of six episodes, each of which deals with a different wildlife habitat in the subcontinent. Throughout the series, Valmik Thapar takes us a journey across the country, from India's southern rainforests to its northern border - the Himalayas, from the coral islands of Lakshadweep in India's west coast to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in its east sea, and from the Thar Desert in India's northwestern part to the Bay of Bengal in its northeastern part. The series is full of stunning images of India's wildlife and shows the relationship that people have had for centuries with the country's wildlife.

Episode 1 - The Tiger's Domain
This episode focuses on the wildlife of India's central forests and grasslands, including Bengal tigers, spotted deer, langurs, jackals, wild dogs, elephants, and cobras.

Episode 2 - Sacred Waters
This episode features the wildlife of India's sacred rivers, the Ganges and Brahmaputra; the Bharatpur wetland sanctuary near the Taj Mahal is a birds' haven; in Kaziranga National Park, giant animals like Indian rhinos, wild elephants, wild buffalo and tigers are shown.

Episode 3 - Unknown Seas
In this episode, Valmik Thapar looks at the natural and cultural history of India's east and west coasts: the coral islands of Lakshadweep in its west coast and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in its east sea.

Episode 4 - Desert Kingdom
This episode deals with the wildlife of the Thar Desert, in northwestern part of India, where the local people are guardians of the animals.

Episode 5 - Mountains of the Gods
In this episode, Valmik Thapar travels to the Himalayas in the northern boundary of the Indian subcontinent, and looks at wildlife including snow leopard and red panda, as well as local people and their culture living friendly with wild animals.

Episode 6 - Monsoon Forest
This episode looks at the wildlife of India's rainforests, including flying lizards, chameleons, fig trees, wild elephants, and wild boars.


Related Links
Land of the Tiger - wikipedia
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Wildlife of India - wikipedia
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