Tag: Bandipur Tiger Reserve

Tigress run over by speeding vehicle, confirms post-mortem
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Tigress run over by speeding vehicle, confirms post-mortem

July 28, 2019

Gundlupet: The sub adult tigress which was found dead yesterday morning at Maguvinahalli village inside Bandipur Tiger Reserve was run over by a goods vehicle. It was earlier suspected that the feline died after a fierce battle with a wild boar. Even the partially eaten body of the boar was found nearby giving credence to…

Tiger, wild boar die after fierce battle
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Tiger, wild boar die after fierce battle

July 27, 2019

Gundlupet: A tiger was killed in a fierce battle with a wild boar at Maguvinahalli village inside the Bandipur Tiger Reserve. The village comes under Himavad Gopalaswamy Range of the National Park. The incident occurred last night or early this morning and the feline’s carcass was found by Forest Watchers who were on their usual…

Tiger, leopard poisoning case One among six accused arrested
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Tiger, leopard poisoning case One among six accused arrested

July 14, 2019

Mysuru: The Forest Department has arrested one among the six persons accused of allegedly poisoning a tiger and leopard at Parvathi Betta in Bandipur Tiger Reserve on May 28. The Forest Department personnel had found the carcasses of the two wild cats which had died in a suspicious manner and had registered a case. The…

RFO injured in tiger attack near Gundlupet
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RFO injured in tiger attack near Gundlupet

July 2, 2019

Gundlupet: A Range Forest Officer (RFO), who had gone for an inspection after a tiger was sighted at an agricultural field, was injured when the tiger attacked him at the field in Kallipura village here yesterday. The injured is Raghavendra Agase, RFO of Gopalaswamy Hill coming under Bandipur Tiger Reserve. Details: Farmers, who had sighted…

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

June 26, 2019

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…

Centre says no to highways through wildlife sanctuaries
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Centre says no to highways through wildlife sanctuaries

June 16, 2019

A full stop to Kerala’s efforts to revoke the night ban on traffic through Bandipur Tiger Reserve Bengaluru: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) that had proposed to build an elevated highway through Bandipur Tiger Reserve a few months ago, has made a sudden U-turn on its stand. Going a step further, the…

Devastated by wildfire, Bandipur looks forward to reforestation
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Devastated by wildfire, Bandipur looks forward to reforestation

March 22, 2019

Mysuru: Record wildfire season has destroyed millions of trees in Bandipur Tiger Reserve. Many areas have been burned so severely that natural regeneration is not possible, making replanting necessary. Ash has covered over 8,000 acres of land across the Bandipur Tiger Reserve, which houses the highest number of tigers in India and it is the…

Fire-ravaged Bandipur receives good spell of rain
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Fire-ravaged Bandipur receives good spell of rain

March 6, 2019

Chamarajanagar: Parts of Bandipur Tiger Reserve, which faced its worst wildfire last month, received a good spell of rain on Mar.4 bringing a much-needed relief for the forest personnel, who had a tough time in containing the engulfing flames. The wildfire, said to be man-made, had reduced thousands of acres of forest land to ashes….

Battle-ready for Burning Issue
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Battle-ready for Burning Issue

February 3, 2019

With the onset of summer in the entire landscape covering Bandipur-NagaraholeTiger Reserves, the Forest Department is bracing up to ward off the threat of forest fires. Like every year, forest fire is a burning issue to the Department and it has to be ready to protect the wildlife zone that supports a rich density of…

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