Saw this during a short stop/hike around Independence Pass driving back to Denver from Aspen.
The only reason I even know what a Mudskipper is goes back to my youth, at a time when there was such a thing called SNICK. Saturday night Nickelodeon featured a crazy show called Ren & Stimpy. There was a character named Muddy Mudskipper.
While on Pualau Ubin, Dinah and I rented mountain bikes to ride around the island. At one stop, there were a bunch of these cute guys hanging out around the bike racks. There were friendly and people were actually feeding them.
After a few weeks in the US, I returned to India (where I currently am). Though I am here for work, I have been able to go on a couple adventures. The pictures below come from one day of travel. One of the guys I was working with in Bangalore took me on a day trip last Saturday to Mysore, which is a couple hours southwest of Bangalore. I didn't really know of all the plans prior to leaving, but I was happy to let him take me to see things. Our first stop was at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary. Sadly I was informed that we were there out of season, so I wouldn't see too much wildlife. That was ok. The sanctuary was peaceful, with many trees and a lake. There was a main trail that went through the sanctuary, and you could ride a boat out into the lake.
I apologize for my lack of bird names below, I probably should have paid more attention to the signs around the park.
Not sure if these were squirrels or chipmunks. By the pattern I would say chipmunk, but they were a bit bigger than I would expect.
There were a bunch of these monkeys hanging out as I was on my way to the parking lot at the sanctuary. This is one of the many monkey pictures I took.
I did see a lot of cows in the cities in India. Usually on the side of the road. Though I took some pictures with my phone of those, this was the only one I got with my SLR. It was just outside Mysore Palace next to a bunch of souvenir and food stands. He was just standing there looking around.