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Friday, November 14, 2014 - 16:53
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On the edge of EXTREME - 12

As temperatures rise in the Zanskar valley, the hard packed ice slowly...

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Image name - On the edge of EXTREME - 12, Image description - As temperatures rise in the Zanskar valley, the hard packed ice slowly starts melting resulting in almost sterile, lifeless streams which are devoid of any organic matter as well as dissolved oxygen. But as they flow down the mountains these sterile water courses become a veritable soup of life!, Camera used - SLT-A77V, Lens used - 20-20mm f/2.8-2.8
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Friday, November 14, 2014 - 16:53
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On the edge of EXTREME - 10

The Changthang plateau with its harsh living conditions is also referred to...

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Image name - On the edge of EXTREME - 10, Image description - The Changthang plateau with its harsh living conditions is also referred to
as the ‘cold desert’. But even then life abounds here in the form of these massive
gatherings of Tibetan Snowfinches (Montifringilla adamsi)
, Camera used - SLT-A99V, Lens used - 20-20mm f/2.8-2.8
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Friday, November 14, 2014 - 16:52
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On the edge of EXTREME - 11

Secretive and sulking, this Pika (Ochotona sp.) captured at Changthang stays...

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Image name - On the edge of EXTREME - 11, Image description - Secretive and sulking, this Pika (Ochotona sp.) captured at Changthang stays in a tangled
mesh of underground burrows and channels which it lines with grasses and leaves to make
its nest. It makes sure that it never wanders too far away from its burrows and beats a hasty retreat on any sign of danger.
, Camera used - SLT-A99V, Lens used - 500-500mm f/4-4
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Friday, November 14, 2014 - 16:51
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On the edge of EXTREME - 8

A Snow leopard mother and cub walk across a frozen river in the Hemis...

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Image name - On the edge of EXTREME - 8, Image description - A Snow leopard mother and cub walk across a frozen river in the Hemis National Park. Winter temperatures drop to drastic lows in regions of -35 degree Celsius and the conditions are inhospitable for life forms that are not specifically evolved to live in such austere climes., Camera used - SLT-A99V, Lens used - 500-500mm f/4-4
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Friday, November 14, 2014 - 16:50
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On the edge of EXTREME - 9

A lone Chukar (Alectoris chukar) gazes out from the ground to keep an eye on...

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Image name - On the edge of EXTREME - 9, Image description - A lone Chukar (Alectoris chukar) gazes out from the ground to keep an eye on predators or even its fellow birds. Their primary diet is seeds but they supplement it with insects as well., Camera used - SLT-A99V, Lens used - 500-500mm f/4-4