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Devastating Bandipur Inferno: Disciplinary action recommended against Senior Forest officials
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Devastating Bandipur Inferno: Disciplinary action recommended against Senior Forest officials

Mysore: The Karnataka Forest Department has written to the State Government to take disciplinary action against senior and junior Forest officials for the devastating forest fire that occurred in Bandipur National Park during February this year.  The inferno had destroyed more than 3,000 hectares of fully grown forest in the ecologically sensitive Tiger Reserve that…

Bandipur Safari Track to be widened by 10 metres
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Bandipur Safari Track to be widened by 10 metres

Mysuru: Keeping in mind the safety of people going for safari at the Bandipur Tiger Reserve and to facilitate the smooth movement of safari vehicles, the Forest Department has proposed to widen the safari routes by 20 metres from the existing 10 metres.  This move is to prevent wild animals from attacking the safari vehicles…

Carcasses of tigers found at Bandipur, Muddanahalli Forest
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Carcasses of tigers found at Bandipur, Muddanahalli Forest

Gundlupet/ Periyapatna: In separate incidents, the Forest Department staff have found carcasses of two tigers at Bandipur National Park, Gundlupet and at Muddanahalli Forest in Periyapatna taluk. In the first incident, the Forest staff have found the carcass of a seven-year-old tiger at Chikkanahalla area of Moolehole Range in Bandipur National Park. It is said…

Teasing wildlife invites fine at Bandipur National Park
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Teasing wildlife invites fine at Bandipur National Park

Gundlupet:  Officials of Forest Department have begun to levy fines on tourists who are found teasing wild animals while passing through Bandipur National Park. The Department staff are on a regular patrol on the Ooty Road and Kerala Road falling under the Project Tiger Division closely monitoring the passing vehicles of tourists. Stopping a vehicle…

Tourists flock Bandipur National Park
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Tourists flock Bandipur National Park

Gundlupet: The year-end holiday season as part of Christmas and New Year is not only attracting tourists in large numbers to the cultural capital Mysuru but also to the nearby wildlife sanctuaries like Bandipur National Park. After good rains this year, the lush green Bandipur forests with hills and winding road and a haven for…

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.

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