NGM With feline grace abandoned, Bachi takes her picture by breaking an infared beam at an unmanned remote-camera site in Bandhavgarh. Sweltering 120-degree heat, she seeks relief in a pool, despite its fetid brew of rotting leaves and monkey urine. A daughter of Sita, she has outgrown her name; Bachi means “female child” in Hindi. ©Nick Nichols

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