Sloth bear

In the land of bears

Print edition : November 13, 2015

A lone female bear. Photo: Nithila Baskaran

A female bear with two cubs. Photo: Nithila Baskaran

Scrub jungle and rocky outcrop, the habitat of sloth bears. Photo: Nithila Baskaran

A francolin, a common bird in the sloth bear sanctuary. Photo: Nithila Baskaran

The Daroji sloth bear sanctuary near Hampi in Karnataka is an ideal example of what can be done in conservation in a developing country.
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