Sanctuary Asia Archives: Revisiting 1985 – First Look
Tigers By Valmik Thapar And Fateh Singh Rathore
Hectic tiger activity in Ranthambhore has given rise to an increase in spraying and marking incidents- assertions of territorial rights. When a tiger encounters such signs it reacts by engaging in its own sniffing and spraying. A tongue display, ‘flehmen’, and a facial grimace are other reactions to the discovery of such olfactory signals.