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Sandesh Kadur's book HIMALAYA, published in 2013 and co-authored by Kamal Bawa, celebrates the dramatic and varied landscapes, wildlife, plants and peoples of the ^Mountains of Life^. Sandesh is India's leading wildlife photographer and film-maker and has documented in depth some of India's least known and most charismatic species, including the King cobra and clouded leopard. His work has garnered many top awards, including the CIWEM Environmental Photographer Award, Nature's Best Award, and the International Conservation Photography Award.


Clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa) cub, Assam, India, captive. - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa) cub, Assam, India, captive.
Edwards Atlas Moth (Attacus edwardsii) defensive display. Bhutan, June. - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Edwards Atlas Moth (Attacus edwardsii) defensive display. Bhutan, June.
Fern (Ctenitis / Dryopsis apiciflora) growing at 2000 metres,  Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh, India. - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Fern (Ctenitis / Dryopsis apiciflora) growing at 2000 metres, Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh, India.
Asiatic elephants (Elephas maximus indicus) sniffing the air as they get close to a water body, Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India. - Sandesh  Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Asiatic elephants (Elephas maximus indicus) sniffing the air as they get close to a water body, Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India.
Drumstick primrose (Primula denticulata)  high elevation flowers of the Himalaya. Bhutan, February. - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Drumstick primrose (Primula denticulata) high elevation flowers of the Himalaya. Bhutan, February.
Indian / Asian one-horned rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) approaching, Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Indian / Asian one-horned rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) approaching, Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India
Indian elephant (Elephas maximus) mother and calf feeding in a bheel at Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Indian elephant (Elephas maximus) mother and calf feeding in a bheel at Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India
Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) feeding on an Indian Rhinoceros carcass half submerged in water, Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India, March - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) feeding on an Indian Rhinoceros carcass half submerged in water, Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India, March
Golden Langur (Trachypithecus geei) in tree, Chakrashila, Assam, India. Endangered - Sandesh  Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Golden Langur (Trachypithecus geei) in tree, Chakrashila, Assam, India. Endangered
Stump Tailed Macaque (Macaca arctoides) among branches. Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, India. - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Stump Tailed Macaque (Macaca arctoides) among branches. Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, India.
Golden Langur (Trachypithecus geei) feet hanging from tree, Chakrashila, Assam, India. Endangered - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Golden Langur (Trachypithecus geei) feet hanging from tree, Chakrashila, Assam, India. Endangered
Northern Pig-tailed Macaque (Macaca leonina) on branch. Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, India. - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Northern Pig-tailed Macaque (Macaca leonina) on branch. Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, India.
Golden Langur (Trachypithecus / Presbytis geei) perching in a tree seen through dense foliage. Endangered. Assam, India, September. - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Golden Langur (Trachypithecus / Presbytis geei) perching in a tree seen through dense foliage. Endangered. Assam, India, September.
Stump Tailed Macaque (Macaca arctoides) female yawning in canopy holding infant. Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, India. - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Stump Tailed Macaque (Macaca arctoides) female yawning in canopy holding infant. Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, India.
Western Hoolock Gibbon (Hoolock hoolock) female carrying newborn on a fig tree, Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, India. Endangered. - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Western Hoolock Gibbon (Hoolock hoolock) female carrying newborn on a fig tree, Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, India. Endangered.
Arunachal macaque (Macaca munzala) Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh, India. Endangered species. - Sandesh  Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Arunachal macaque (Macaca munzala) Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh, India. Endangered species.
Western Hoolock Gibbon (Hoolock hoolock) male,  Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, India. Endangered. - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Western Hoolock Gibbon (Hoolock hoolock) male, Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, India. Endangered.
Clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa) portrait, Assam, India, captive. - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa) portrait, Assam, India, captive.
Clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa) walking along fallen tree trunk, Assam, India, captive. Vulnerable species. - Sandesh  Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa) walking along fallen tree trunk, Assam, India, captive. Vulnerable species.
Clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa) climbing tree, Assam, India, captive. - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa) climbing tree, Assam, India, captive.
Water buffalo (Bubalus arnee) covered with mud after wallowing, Kazaringa NP, Assam, India - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Water buffalo (Bubalus arnee) covered with mud after wallowing, Kazaringa NP, Assam, India
Bengal Florican (Houbaropsis bengalensis) taking off in front of a birdwatchers on domestic Asian Elephant (Elephas maximas), Kaziranga National Park, Assam. India. Critically endangered species. - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Bengal Florican (Houbaropsis bengalensis) taking off in front of a birdwatchers on domestic Asian Elephant (Elephas maximas), Kaziranga National Park, Assam. India. Critically endangered species.
Tiger (Panthera tigris) camouflaged amongst tall grass, looking back at photographer. Assam, India, January. - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Tiger (Panthera tigris) camouflaged amongst tall grass, looking back at photographer. Assam, India, January.
Bengal Florican (Houbaropsis bengalensis) in flight, Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India. Critically endangered species. - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Bengal Florican (Houbaropsis bengalensis) in flight, Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India. Critically endangered species.
White-bellied Heron (Ardea insignis) in tree, Punasangtchu, Bhutan. Critically endangered species. - Sandesh  Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / White-bellied Heron (Ardea insignis) in tree, Punasangtchu, Bhutan. Critically endangered species.
Tree fern and landscape of Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, India. - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Tree fern and landscape of Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, India.
Women of the Bodo community walking across an old wooden bridge on a hot pre-monsoon afternoon in the foothills of the Bhutan Himalayas, Assam, India, September 2009 - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Women of the Bodo community walking across an old wooden bridge on a hot pre-monsoon afternoon in the foothills of the Bhutan Himalayas, Assam, India, September 2009
Blood pheasants (Ithaginis cruentus)  in high alpine scrubland gather by the edge of a cliff, Bhutan, Himalaya. - Sandesh  Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Blood pheasants (Ithaginis cruentus) in high alpine scrubland gather by the edge of a cliff, Bhutan, Himalaya.
Wreathed hornbills (Rhyiceros undulatus) roosting in tree, Pakke, Arunachal pradesh, India - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Wreathed hornbills (Rhyiceros undulatus) roosting in tree, Pakke, Arunachal pradesh, India
Wreathed hornbill (Aceros undulatus) at nest hole, Pakke Tiger Reserve, Arunchal Pradesh, India - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Wreathed hornbill (Aceros undulatus) at nest hole, Pakke Tiger Reserve, Arunchal Pradesh, India
Gliding frog (Rhacophorus burmanus) Ziro valley, Arunachal Pradesh, India - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Gliding frog (Rhacophorus burmanus) Ziro valley, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Frog (Amolops formosus) Talle Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India. meetyourneighbours.net project - MYN / Sandesh Kadur
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MYN / Sandesh Kadur / Frog (Amolops formosus) Talle Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India. meetyourneighbours.net project
Toad (Bufo stuartii) Talle Valley sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India. meetyourneighbours.net project - MYN / Sandesh Kadur
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MYN / Sandesh Kadur / Toad (Bufo stuartii) Talle Valley sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India. meetyourneighbours.net project
Frog (Rhacophorus maximus) Talle Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India. meetyourneighbours.net project - MYN / Sandesh Kadur
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MYN / Sandesh Kadur / Frog (Rhacophorus maximus) Talle Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India. meetyourneighbours.net project
Twin spotted gliding frog (Rhacophorus bipunctatus) Talle Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India. meetyourneighbours.net project - MYN / Sandesh Kadur
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MYN / Sandesh Kadur / Twin spotted gliding frog (Rhacophorus bipunctatus) Talle Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India. meetyourneighbours.net project
Chinese false cobra (Pseudoxenodon macrops) red male colour morph, Talle Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India. meetyourneighbours.net project - MYN / Sandesh Kadur
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MYN / Sandesh Kadur / Chinese false cobra (Pseudoxenodon macrops) red male colour morph, Talle Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India. meetyourneighbours.net project
Himalayan keelback snake (Rhabdophis himalayanus) Talle Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India. meetyourneighbours.net project - MYN / Sandesh Kadur
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MYN / Sandesh Kadur / Himalayan keelback snake (Rhabdophis himalayanus) Talle Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India. meetyourneighbours.net project
King Cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) searching for prey on forest floor, Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / King Cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) searching for prey on forest floor, Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India
Glass lizard  (Ophisaurus gracillis) Ziro Valley, Arunachal Pradesh, India - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Glass lizard (Ophisaurus gracillis) Ziro Valley, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Jerdon's Pit-Viper (Protobothrops jerdonii) with tongue exposed, Ziro valley, Arunachal Pradesh, India - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Jerdon's Pit-Viper (Protobothrops jerdonii) with tongue exposed, Ziro valley, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Large Silverstripe (Childrena childreni) mating butterflies, Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India. - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Large Silverstripe (Childrena childreni) mating butterflies, Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India.
Fishermen displaying their catch. Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, India. - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Fishermen displaying their catch. Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, India.
Greater adjutant storks (Leptoptilos dubius) at a landfill dite near the city of Guwahati, Assam, India, Critically Endangered - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Greater adjutant storks (Leptoptilos dubius) at a landfill dite near the city of Guwahati, Assam, India, Critically Endangered
Boy proudly holding dying Blue whistling thrush (Myophonus caeruleus) that he has shot with a catapult, Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya, North East India. HIGHLY COMMENDED: One Earth Award - Wildlife Photogra... - Sandesh Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Boy proudly holding dying Blue whistling thrush (Myophonus caeruleus) that he has shot with a catapult, Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya, North East India. HIGHLY COMMENDED: One Earth Award - Wildlife Photogra...