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A date with leopards at Bandipur
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A date with leopards at Bandipur

Tourists and wildlife enthusiasts had a very rare sight at Bandipur on May 31 where they spotted three leopards on a single tree. The elusive feline is not usually seen in groups and the animal is a loner and even while hunting, it is alone. While one leopard was seen eating a deer on top…

World Sparrow Day
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World Sparrow Day

World Sparrow Day is celebrated on Mar.20 every year and yesterday it was a day to celebrate the day of the most ubiquitous bird on our planet which is one of the oldest companions of human beings. These sparrows were clicked at Bandipur National Park by city lensman G.S. Ravishankar.

Expensive tickets: Safari at Bandipur National Park takes a hit
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Expensive tickets: Safari at Bandipur National Park takes a hit

Gundlupet: The Forest Department’s decision to hike the entry fee and camera fee at Bandipur National Park from Nov.1 has taken a toll on visitors as the number of tourists visiting the National Park has come down considerably. Thousands of tourists flock the park during weekends and as such, the counters at the Park witnessed…

Bandipur Beckons Tourists
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Bandipur Beckons Tourists

By Somashekar Rain or shine, when it comes to eco-tourism, Bandipur takes the cake. Thousands of tourists flock the Tiger Reserve to have a glimpse of animals in their natural habitat and behaviour. Tourists encounter these incredible animals here which are a visual treat to watch and an absolute joy to capture on camera. With…

Gaj Yatra: Spreading awareness about elephant corridors
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Gaj Yatra: Spreading awareness about elephant corridors

By Somashekar In India there is a serious threat to elephant habitats due to human settlements. Persistent growth in the human population has infringed upon the thick wild habitats of elephants. Given that their migratory routes are cut off by human settlements, a campaign called ‘Gaj Yatra’ has begun to raise awareness about the contracting…

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.

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