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Nilgiri marten

Martes gwatkinsii

Description:

Very rarely sighted arboreal weasel like mammal

Habitat:

Forests at mid to higher elevations of the south Western Ghats

Notes:

He was peeping down at us from a high perch on a very tall Bombax tree in the forests of the Periyar Tiger Reserve at Thekkady, Kerala. How I wish my camera had a better zoom! Complete set of photos at: http://blog.travelpod.com/travel-blog/in...

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8 Comments

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 8 years ago

So cute! Great spotting!!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

Precious...!!

indianature
indianature 8 years ago

Thanks Jeanette - for the welcome too, Anorion, Arun, Anne Marie and Elaine.

ElaineStingel
ElaineStingel 8 years ago

Wow, awesome sighting!

Fantastic sighting!

Arun
Arun 8 years ago

nice spotting ...

Jeannette
Jeannette 8 years ago

Great spotting :)

And welcome to Project Noah...

annorion
annorion 8 years ago

He's adorable!

indianature
Spotted by
indianature

Kerala, India

Spotted on May 25, 2008
Submitted on Jun 26, 2012

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