What l’il ones do when appa, amma aren’t around

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Her name is Anusuya. A few months ago, in the Bababudangiri forests (known to some as ‘Datta Peeta’ forests) near Chikamagalur, she lost contact with her parents. Forest officials who spotted the cub, shifted her to the Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens in Mysore, where her playful antics (and not inconsiderable PR skills) have made her the cynosure of all eyes.

Photographs: Karnataka Photo News