Tag: Bandipur Tiger Reserve

Bandipur Tiger Reserve prepares proposal for wild animal rescue centre
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Bandipur Tiger Reserve prepares proposal for wild animal rescue centre

June 14, 2020

Chamarajanagar: The Bandipur Tiger Reserve authorities have prepared a proposal for a wild animals rescue Centre. Conservator of Forests and Field Director Bandipur Tiger Reserve T. Balachandra said today that they have prepared a proposal that will be submitted to the State Government on Monday June 15. At present, majority of the rescued animals are…

Lockdown wind blows out fires in Bandipur and Nagarahole
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Lockdown wind blows out fires in Bandipur and Nagarahole

June 8, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: With literally no vehicles or a few vehicles on the roads that pass through the Bandipur and Nagarahole Tiger Reserves, lockdown has brought many benefits to the forests. So much so that this year, not a single major fire has been reported from both the National Parks. The lockdown measures have resulted in drastic…

Wild jungle safaris resume
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Wild jungle safaris resume

June 8, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Safaris at Bandipur Tiger Reserve and Nagarahole National Park have resumed today after a gap of 75 days. While there were no safaris early in the morning due to lack of visitors, officials were seen preparing for noon, afternoon and evening slots. Before the wildlife enthusiasts were allowed inside the safari jeeps, they were…

Tiger that had killed shepherd near Hunsur trapped
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Tiger that had killed shepherd near Hunsur trapped

May 27, 2020

Big cat injured due to territorial fight; to be shifted to Bengaluru Bannerghatta Biological Park Mysore/Mysuru: The tiger that had mauled a shepherd to death near Hunsur on Monday was trapped inside a cage late last night. A few remains of 65-year-old Jagadeesh was found near D. Haadi of Neralakuppe by the Forest Department officials…

Operation Tiger: Two big cats captured in Mysuru and Kodagu
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Operation Tiger: Two big cats captured in Mysuru and Kodagu

May 20, 2020

The felines had created havoc in villages bordering Bandipur and South Kodagu coffee estates Gundlupet: Residents of villages bordering Bandipur Tiger Reserve and certain areas of coffee plantations in South Kodagu have heaved a sigh of relief today as two tigers that had created havoc by raiding human territories and killing cattle heads were captured…

Death of two forest staff: Forest Minister Anand Singh visits Kabini
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Death of two forest staff: Forest Minister Anand Singh visits Kabini

April 27, 2020

H.D. Kote: Forest Minister Anand Singh yesterday evening visited Kabini backwaters in Bandipur Tiger Reserve area where two Forest personnel, who were conducting an operation against illegal fishing drowned. The Minister later visited Brahmagiri tribal hamlet and spoke to the parents of deceased Forest Watcher Shivakumar. Minister Anand Singh, accompanied with MLAs Anil Chikkamadu and…

Ex-Army men will join forest crusaders at Bandipur
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Ex-Army men will join forest crusaders at Bandipur

March 14, 2020

25 soldiers to act as front line conservationists in protecting the Tiger Reserve   By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysore/Mysuru: “A soldier is  the very basis, the silent and barely visible cornerstone, of our fame, culture, physical well-being and prosperity; in short, of the entire nation-building activity.” Selfless, versatile, resourceful and incredibly dedicated, the Indian Army is…

Bandipur forest staffer who opened fire at tusker sacked
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Bandipur forest staffer who opened fire at tusker sacked

March 12, 2020

Show-cause notice issued to another employee Mysore/Mysuru: Following an outrage after a Forest Department staff opened fire at a tusker near a railway track fence in Hediyala Range of Bandipur Tiger Reserve, a temporary staff of the Department has been dismissed from service and a show-cause notice has been issued to another staffer who made…

IAF chopper to join efforts in dousing blaze at Tiger Reserves
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IAF chopper to join efforts in dousing blaze at Tiger Reserves

March 5, 2020

Chopper with ‘bambi bucket’ to arrive from Coimbatore Air Base within 30 minutes Mysuru/Mysore: The Forest Department that has geared up to tackle forest fires this summer has received a shot in the arm with the Indian Air Force (IAF) agreeing to assist the Department by deploying a chopper to douse fires at Bandipur Tiger…

Captive breeding: T-80 to be paired with Durgi
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Captive breeding: T-80 to be paired with Durgi

February 25, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: In a significant boost to captive tiger breeding, Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popular as Mysuru Zoo, has planned to utilise the male tiger that was captured from the fringes of Bandipur for breeding.   The tiger, named T-80 will be paired with Durgi. T-80 was captured in October 2019. It is a healthy male aged…

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