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In rare event, elephant at Bandipur gives birth to twins
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In rare event, elephant at Bandipur gives birth to twins

April 20, 2022

Mysuru: An elephant at Bandipur Tiger Reserve has given birth to twins, an event said to be extremely rare and a first in India, according to wildlife conservationists. The baby elephants were discovered by a group of safari goers near the old campus on the Mysuru-Ooty Road, close to the Reception Road. The first photo…

Two tigers found dead at Bandipur, Nagarahole
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Two tigers found dead at Bandipur, Nagarahole

March 13, 2022

Bandipur/Nagarahole: Two tigers were found dead at Nagarahole and Bandipur Tiger Reserves. On Mar. 10, the Forest staff, who were on their regular beat found a tiger dead inside an elephant trench behind Chenihadlu Tribal Hamlet on Marapala beat in Anechowkur Wildlife Range of Nagarahole Tiger Reserve and informed their higher officials. DCF and Director…

Bandipur gets new ACF and RFO
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Bandipur gets new ACF and RFO

February 11, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: M.N. Naveen took charge as  the Assistant Conservator of Forests (ACF) of Bandipur Tiger Reserve Sub-Division and V. Shashidhar took charge as the Range Forest Officer (RFO) here on Wednesday. The Bandipur ACF’s post was lying vacant since December last following the transfer of probationary IFS Officer Sandeep Kumar Patil  on completion of his…

Bandipur does not have Director, ACF since December
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Bandipur does not have Director, ACF since December

February 6, 2022

Former Wildlife Board Member Joseph Hoover writes to CM Mysore/Mysuru: Karnataka’s best Tiger Reserve —Bandipur Tiger Reserve — has again found itself in trouble as the Government has not appointed a Field Director. Previous Field Director S.R. Natesh has been transferred in December 2021 and also, there is no Assistant Conservator of Forests (ACF) in…

Tiger counting begins in Bandipur
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Tiger counting begins in Bandipur

January 22, 2022

Tiger estimation to take off at Nagarahole tomorrow; BRT on Jan. 27 Bandipur: The National Tiger Estimation (Census) for the year 2021-22 began this morning in Bandipur, while it will take off at Nagarahole Tiger Reserve from tomorrow and at Biligiri Ranganathaswamy Temple (BRT) Tiger Reserve from Jan. 27. The Tiger Estimation, which commenced today…

Close shave for foresters as tusker attacks vehicle
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Close shave for foresters as tusker attacks vehicle

January 8, 2022

Gundlupet: Four Forest Department personnel from the Bandipur Tiger Reserve had a miraculous escape when a wild jumbo attacked their vehicle at Omkar Range in Bandipur forest of Gundlupet taluk in the early hours of yesterday. According to a press release by the Forest Department, the personnel, Deputy Range Forest Officer (DRFO) K.P. Amar, employees…

Tusker Kusha heading back to Dubare from Bandipur
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Tusker Kusha heading back to Dubare from Bandipur

December 2, 2021

Radio collar movement tracked by Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun  Kushalnagar: Kusha, the wild-captured-tamed-recaptured elephant from Dubare Elephant Camp in Kodagu that was released into the Bandipur Tiger Reserve in June this year after a relentless campaign by animal lovers and following the intervention of former Union Environment Minister and sitting MP Maneka Gandhi is…

These dogs put noses to work saving wildlife
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These dogs put noses to work saving wildlife

November 29, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The fight against wildlife crime got a further boost with two young wildlife sniffer dogs, also known as ‘super sniffers’ joining the Bandipur Tiger Reserve and Sri Biligiri Ranganathaswamy Tiger Reserve, both in Chamarajanagar district after completing a seven-month-long training course. The dogs are Margi, a Mudhol Hound, that has landed at Bandipur after…

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