Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Preying mantis eating common lime butterfly

Bandhavgarh 1997.
Praying mantis eating common lime butterfly.
In those days I was using Nikon N 90 body but did not had any macro lens so we use to use use those macro ring on normal lens and were very happy with results.
Skay's camp garden was full of flowers and Butterfly larval plants in those days. Later on the fruit trees grown and birds taken over the garden.

Bandhavgarh in 1988

Bandhavgarh, some time in 1988. Park was only 20 years old. Most of the land in Tala Range still showed sign of villagers land. Rice field bunds were still visible. Most of the waterholes were filled by natural springs.
Bird life was good. This was the time when we use to see "Tree Duck" nest in the park.
I had a Pentax MX camera body with 80-200 F 4 - 5.6 lens.