Tag: Bandipur Tiger Reserve

Bandipur Forest staff ready to prevent forest fires
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Bandipur Forest staff ready to prevent forest fires

January 14, 2020

Create 2,550-km fire lines; Villagers in forest borders volunteer to help Forest personnel Rural folk apprised through street plays By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysuru: While the whole world is aghast over the bushfire in Australia, which has claimed the lives of hundreds of wild animals and devastated thousands of acre of forest land, the Bandipur…

All for safety of felines
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All for safety of felines

January 6, 2020

Forest Department vaccinates 116 stray dogs to protect leopards,  tigers from contracting rabies and other diseases Mysuru/Mysore: For the safety of big wild felines such as leopards and tigers for whom dogs are easy targets for their food, the Bandipur Forest Department conducted a birth control and Anti-Rabies vaccination drive of stray dogs from Dec….

Join hands with Forest Department, appeals CF T. Balachandra
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Join hands with Forest Department, appeals CF T. Balachandra

December 29, 2019

Mysuru: “A forest fire usually does not start on its own. In most of the cases, it is the handiwork of some anti-social elements,” opined Conservator of Forests (CF) T. Balachandra, Director, Bandipur Tiger Reserve. He was speaking at an Environmental Education Workshop organised for journalists by Forest Department in association with Parisara Foundation and…

Centre suggests alternative routes bypassing Bandipur
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Centre suggests alternative routes bypassing Bandipur

November 16, 2019

New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Road Transport and National Highways has agreed to consider alternative routes to connect between Gundlupet and Sulthan Batheri in Kerala instead of NH-212 (now NH 766) which passes through Bandipur Tiger Reserve. The Ministry has filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court yesterday saying that State Highway-90 (Hunsur-Talacauvery) and…

Soligas track elusive tiger
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Soligas track elusive tiger

October 14, 2019

Five-day tiger trapping operation concludes amidst high drama Sedated big cat shifted to Koorgalli Rehab Centre in Mysuru Feline had walked from Nagarahole to Bandipur in search of territory Forest staffers compare unique marks on animal with camera trap images Melukamanahalli (Bandipur): After a massive operation launched since the last five days, Forest Department officials…

Operation to trap elusive tigress enters fifth day
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Operation to trap elusive tigress enters fifth day

October 13, 2019

Feline gives the slip to search team; feasts on new-born elephant calf at Maguvinahalli Soliga tribals, who are adept at hunting on foot, will be roped in to track the big cat Gundlupet: Forest officials, who were hoping to tranquillise and capture the tigress that had reportedly killed two villagers on the fringes of Bandipur…

Hunt for Tiger continues
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Hunt for Tiger continues

October 10, 2019

Mysuru:  Villages of Hundipura and Chowdahalli and surrounding villages including Moorkalgudda on the fringes of Bandipur Tiger Reserve have been cordoned off and declared out-of-bounds for villagers, cattle-grazers, safari tourists and the public following a massive operation to capture the elusive tiger which is said to have killed two men in the span of one…

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…

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