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It’s dinner time !
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It’s dinner time !

A leopard munching on the kill along with its two cubs on a roadside tree in Bandipur late in the evening was captured on camera by one of the SOM readers Shivakumar, who was on his way to Mangala village from Bandipur National Park recently.

Man injured in elephant attack
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Man injured in elephant attack

Nanjangud: A 55-year-old man sustained injuries when a wild elephant attacked him near Mahadevanagar in Hediyala Forest Range coming under Bandipur National Park, last night. The injured has been identified as Venkatabovi of Mahadevanagar, who was walking towards his field at about 9 pm when a tusker attacked him and threw him to a distance,…

BANDIPUR CALLING
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BANDIPUR CALLING

Pics. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav After a devastating drought for two years, Bandipur National Park is now springing back to life with lush greenery, thanks to copious rains and effective measures taken by the Forest Department. The park is opening its arms to welcome tourists flocking the forest area, spread across 1,027 sq kms, to…

Former Forest Minister blames mafias for forest fires in State
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Former Forest Minister blames mafias for forest fires in State

Asks Forest Department to be prepared for the worst in coming months Former Forest Minister C.H. Vijayashankar has blamed timber, sand and mining mafias besides blaming illegal cattle transporters for forest fires that devastated Bandipur National Park and other forests of the State.   He asked the Forest Department to be prepared for the worst…

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