The river, Kaveri, obtains its water from the hills and forests of Coorg. Mahaseer — a large freshwater fish — abound in these waters. Kingfishers dive for their catch, while squirrels and langurs drop partially eaten fruit for the mischief of enjoying the splash and the ripple effect in the clear water. Elephants enjoy being bathed and scrubbed in the river by their mahouts.
The Cauvery River, a significant river in South India, originates in the woods and hills of Coorg, which are situated on the Brahmagiri highlands close to Bhagamandala. The Mahaseer, a sizable freshwater fish, is abundant in this river. In this river, Kingfishers dive to capture fish, squirrels, and langurs play by eating fruits and tossing them into the water. Elephants take pleasure in having their mahouts clean them as they bathe.
A mahout is a person who drives and takes care of elephants.
Meaning of difficult words:
|Small wave or movement on water's surface
|Existing in plenty
|A long-tailed arboreal Asian monkey
National Council of Educational Research and Training (2007). Glimpses of India - Coorg - Lokesh Abrol (pp 90-94). Published at the Publication Division by the Secretary, National Council of Educational Research and Training, Sri Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi.