A group of jungle cats is enjoying some liesurely family time when danger slithers towards their rocky hangout. As if on cue, a particularly curious kitten appears from behind a large boulder, its saucer-shaped gazing at the reptile. Tension hangs thick in the air. mesmerised by that raised hood. Will get near enough to strike? Just as you think it’s all over, the little one decides to back off, the tension dissipates and the predator glides away.
It is this level of skilful storytelling – brimming with s
The gap in Wild Karnataka is the absolute absence of any reference to
Even if a representative of Wild Karnataka did not say so, it becomes evident while watching the film that its determinedly light-hearted the masses, to inspire wonderment in the viewer in addition to affection and admiration for the creatures whose stories it tells. Like those industrious sand bubbler crabs who deliver a quick lesson in physics as they build individual shelters for themselves on a wet beach before the tide comes in. Or the simian silhouetted against the sky as it bounds across giant rock formations in one of the world’s most picturesque locations. Or a male
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