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Tiger Diaries: Meet Wagdoh, the king of Tadoba

Last updated on: August 02, 2018 12:12 IST

We'd asked you, dear readers, to share stories and photographs of the national animal.

Here are some more responses we received from readers who visited Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve in Nagpur, Maharashtra.

tiger pix from tadoba

Dr Chirag Patil, 39 from Thane sent us this photograph from Tadoba and told us the story behind it. 
"We waited for an hour in our car. At about 9:30 am we could see some movement in the bushes.
"The birds who were drinking water earlier, disappeared. We saw a tiger approach the water hole.
"Bingo! It was Wagdoh-The King, aka Scarface.
"What a majestic animal! and He was huge!
"There was a pin drop silence as we couldn't believe our eyes. We had goose bumps all over.
"He was there for about 5 minutes. He posed for us for sometime and left us, wanting for more. After all he is the undisputed king of Tadoba!" 

Photograph: Kind courtesy Chirag Patil

tiger pix from tadoba

Mehul Parekh, 41, spotted Matkasur on October 24, 2017 near Tadoba lake. He says this was the closest he could get with the tiger.Photograph: Kind courtesy Mehul Parekh

tiger pix from tadoba

Shrikant Patil shared this photograph of Maaya taken at Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve in Nagpur, Maharashtra. Photograph: Kind courtesy Shrikant Patil

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Disclaimer: The photographs featured in this series are, to the best of our knowledge, original entries submitted by readers. does not assume any responsibility for their originality.