Tag: Bandipur National Park

Bird census at Bandipur concludes
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Bird census at Bandipur concludes

February 9, 2021

Rare birds spotted; Volunteers issued certificates Gundlupet: The three-day bird census held in Bandipur National Park concluded on Sunday.  About 80 volunteers, who were divided into batches, set out to their designated zones in the 13 Zones of Bandipur National Park, recorded their findings and handed over their records to the Forest Department officials. During…

Project Tiger completes 47 years: A thumps up for Big Cat conservation
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Project Tiger completes 47 years: A thumps up for Big Cat conservation

November 20, 2020

Gundlupet: It is definitely an occasion to celebrate. The ambitious ‘Project Tiger’ launched in 1973 to protect the dwindling tiger population in Karnataka forests, has completed 47 years. On November 17, 1973, the then Chief Minister D. Devaraja Urs declared Bandipur Park as ‘Tiger Reserve’ heralding a new era of tiger protection in the country….

Now, Mudhol Hounds to guard Bandipur
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Now, Mudhol Hounds to guard Bandipur

October 29, 2020

Rana, the German Shepherd sniffer dog retires, but to continue in service Mysore/Mysuru: After Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a pitch for Indian breed dogs during his Mann Ki Baat address in August by mentioning the names of Mudhol Hounds among other desi breeds besides urging the people to adopt them, the demand for Mudhol…

Actor in dock over Tiger’s video in social media
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Actor in dock over Tiger’s video in social media

October 24, 2020

Served notice to appear for enquiry Gundlupet: Forest Department has served a notice on Kannada actor Dhanveer Gowda for allegedly putting a video clipping of a night safari in Bandipur Tiger Reserve on Thursday. He has been asked to appear before an enquiry today failing which a First Information Report (FIR) will be filed for…

Into The Wild With Bear Grylls
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Into The Wild With Bear Grylls

September 14, 2020

Discovery Channel to telecast actor Akshay Kumar’s Bandipur episode tonight Bandipur: Bollywood star Akshay Kumar will be seen in a special episode of Into The Wild With Bear Grylls tonight. The episode was shot in January across Bandipur Tiger Reserve in Karnataka. The actor has been sharing sneak peeks of the thrilling adventure on social…

Speeding vehicle kills Bonnet Macaque at Bandipur
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Speeding vehicle kills Bonnet Macaque at Bandipur

August 26, 2020

Video of a baby Bonnet Macaque wailing near its mother’s dead body goes viral Environmentalists demand fixing of CCTV cameras to identify speeding vehicles Mysore/Mysuru: A video of a baby Bonnet Macaque wailing near its mother’s dead body in Bandipur Tiger Reserve has gone viral. The video was shot recently near the Melukamanahalli Gate of…

Rare animal spotted at Bandipur Tiger Reserve
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Rare animal spotted at Bandipur Tiger Reserve

August 26, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: A rare rusty-spotted cat has been sighted inside the Bandipur Tiger Reserve. Reputed to be the smallest wild cat at about half the size of its domestic cousin, the rusty-spotted species shares its habitat with tigers and leopards inside the Reserve. The photo was clicked by Abdul Shez. While the tiger is closely monitored,…

Nagarahole, Bandipur Top 3 in Tiger Census
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Nagarahole, Bandipur Top 3 in Tiger Census

July 29, 2020

Nagarahole National Park has 11.82 tigers per 100 square kilometres and Bandipur has 7.7 Mysore/Mysuru: In what is said to be the ‘world’s largest effort invested in any wildlife survey till date’, Corbett Tiger Reserve of Uttarakhand has recorded the highest tiger density amongst 50 tiger reserves in India — it has 14 tigers per…

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