18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
The Bahuroopi Lion

Tarak, a Bahuroopi (chameleon), dressed as a lion, in the middle of a classic pouncing act in a village. Bahurupis like him, do this kind of fun acts to scare villagers and expects some remuneration for his act.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Near Ahmadpur, Birbhum, West Bengal, India
Camera: ILCE-6000
Copyright: © Arka Dutta