A safari through the Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan brings you face to face with encounters of a lifetime—picture cuddling tiger cubs, crocodile skin glistening in the sun, golden grasslands embracing the evening light, and a protective tigress marking her territory. And, we have brought all of this together in a stunning photo feature for your eyes to feast on. Photographed by Suman Kumar Raju Rudraraju

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Two of the four cubs of Tigress Krishna, also referred to as T-19, captured in a playful mood. These cubs were born in 2017, and are mainly spotted in Zone 4 of the Ranthambore National Park.
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The smallest of the three lakes in Ranthambore National Park, Lake Malik Talao falls in Zone 3, and is extremely popular among birdwatchers.
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The golden grasslands are characteristic to Ranthambore National Park. Seen here is the landscape of Zone 3 captured in evening light.
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A cub of Tigress Noor captured soon after territorial scent marking—a behaviour used by animals to mark their territory usually involving urination.
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An Indian marsh crocodile, or magar, sunbathing on the rocks.

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