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Showcasing the story of Wild Karnataka, India's first natural history film

After four years in the making, a band of 20 filmmakers including the directors were left with 400 hours of footage for what is now India's first blue chip natural history film

Wild Karnataka
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Wild Karnataka

Nikita Puri
In the hot, arid backdrop of Koppal in Karnataka, a pile of rocks is home to an elusive jungle cat and her kittens. Barely 10 metres away, the rocks also harbour foxes and other four-legged creatures who’d be interested in snacking on the kittens. Unseen by the mother, one of the kittens sneaks away to find itself staring at a cobra, its hood raised ready for attack.

Another gripping sight: thousands of “soldiers” marching out of the water along the coast of Karwar. They emerge, feast and fight before turning back to the water, leaving behind only sand pellets. These are

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First Published: May 31 2019 | 9:09 PM IST

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